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  • The Tudorsby John Guy

    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...

  • The Reign of Elizabeth Iby John Guy

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 88.00

    A study of politics and political culture of the 'last decade' of the reign of Elizabeth I, in effect the years 1585 to 1603. more...

  • Thomas Becketby John Guy

    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   NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER ?  NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY  KANSAS CITY STAR  AND BLOOMBERG Becket?s life... more...

  • Thomas Becketby John Guy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 12.40

    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 bustling... more...

  • My Heart is My Ownby John Guy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 11.27

    Acclaimed Tudor historian John Guy offers a compelling re-interpretation of Mary Queen of Scots in My Heart is My Own . For centuries, Mary, Queen of Scots has been a figure of scholarly debate. Where many have portrayed her as the weak woman to Elizabeth's rational leader, John Guy reassesses the young queen, finding her far more politically shrewd... more...

  • The Children of Henry VIIIby John Guy

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 10.99

    The fascinating family drama of Henry VIII and his four children, re-created from the original sources by best-selling Tudor historian John Guy more...

  • The Tudors: A Very Short Introductionby John Guy

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 7.99

    In this revised and updated edition of The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction, John Guy offers a compelling and authoritative guide to all aspects of the Tudor period. From politics, religion, and economics, to gender, art, and culture, this is a fascinating exploration of the leaders of the day and the culture of the time. more...

  • Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs)by John Guy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.40

    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...

  • A Daughter's Loveby John Guy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 11.27

    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 famously... more...

  • Development and Developersby Simon Guy; John Hanneberry

    Wiley 2008; US$ 139.00

    This book presents for the first time an interdisciplinary view of property development and property developers. Fourteen contributor are brought together here from leading researchers and respected practitioners, including property analysts, economists, geographers, planners and sociologists. This rounded picture of property research explores: ... more...