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- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Charismatic, insatiable and cruel, Henry VIII was, as John Guy shows, a king who became mesmerized by his own legend - and in the process destroyed and remade England. Said to be a 'pillager of the commonwealth', this most instantly recognizable of kings remains a figure of extreme contradictions: magnificent and vengeful; a devout traditionalist... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This history of the Tudors offers a short introduction to this age in British history. It includes a compelling account of the political, religious and economic changes of the country under such leading monarchs as Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
From the winner of the 2004 Whitbread Biography Award and the Marsh Biography Award John Guy, comes Thomas Becket, a lively and enlightening new study that brings a colossal figure of British history vividly to life. Behind the legend, there was a man. In 1120 the wife of a Norman draper's merchant gave birth to a baby boy in London's... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
Leading British historian John Guy, author of Thomas Becket and My Heart is My Own , uncovers one of the most touching and compelling family relationships in history in A Daughter's Love . Sir Thomas More is a stalwart figure of British history. Lord Chancellor in Henry Tudor's government, opposed to Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Behind the façade of politics and pageantry at the Tudor court, there was a family drama.Nothing drove Henry VIII, England's wealthiest and most powerful king, more than producing a legitimate male heir and so perpetuating his dynasty. To that end, he married six wives, became the subject of the most notorious divorce case of the sixteenth... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99
The monarchs of the Tudor period are among some of the most well-known figures in British history. John Guy presents a compelling and fascinating exploration of the Tudors in the new edition of this Very Short Introduction. Looking at all aspects of the period, from beginning to end, he considers Tudor politics, religion, and economics, as well as... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.95
With the novelistic vividness that made his National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Queen of Scots ďa pure pleasure to read? (Washington Post BookWorld), John Guy brings to life Thomas More and his daughter Margaretó his confidante and collaborator who played a critical role in safeguarding his legacy. Sir Thomas More?s life is well known: his... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 35.00
A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history?the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honor † Becket?s life story has been often told but never so incisively reexamined and vividly rendered as it is in John Guy?s hands.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 16.95
In the first full-scale biography of Mary Stuart in more than thirty years, John Guy creates an intimate and absorbing portrait of one of history?s greatest women, depicting her world and her place in the sweep of history with stunning immediacy. Bringing together all surviving documents and uncovering a trove of new sources for the first time, Guy... more...