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- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 45.00
The Queen?s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is the world?s oldest surviving royal bodyguard, having been founded by Henry VII in 1485. Today it is purely a ceremonial body, but in the past it was a true bodyguard and the nucleus of a fighting force at a time when England had no standing army. Nevertheless, even in its early years, its ceremonial... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2004; US$ 13.99
This historical analysis of the political and religious relationship of Britain and Spain, from 12th-century dynastic alliances to the Spanish support of the English-American invasion of Iraq, asserts that there have been many significant links between the two countries over the past 800 years. While England and Spain were rivals in the New World,... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 29.99
The Tudors are England?s most notorious royal family. But, as Leanda de Lisle?s gripping new history reveals, they are a family still more extraordinary than the one we thought we knew. The Tudor canon typically starts with the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, before speeding on to Henry VIII and the Reformation. But this leaves out the family?s obscure... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
Thomas Wyatt the Younger, born into a Catholic family with a history of loyal service to the Crown, was a supporter of Queen Mary - until she decided to marry Philip II of Spain. Wyatt had seen the horrors of the Spanish Inquisition and was dead set against tying England to this "foreigner." What happened next helped Mary earn the moniker... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
The reign of Elizabeth I was one of the most important periods of expansion and growth in British history, the so-called 'Golden Age'. This celebrated and influential study of Elizabeth reconsiders how she achieved this and the ways in which she exercised her power. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
The British Isles is a multi-national arena, but its history has traditionally been studied from a distinctively English -- often, indeed, London -- perspective. Now, however, the interweaving of the distinct but mutually-dependent histories of the four nations is at the heart of some of the liveliest historical research today. In this major contribution... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 30.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey?sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation?s destiny?are the captivating subjects of Leanda de Lisle?s new book. The Sisters Who Would Be Queen breathes fresh life into these three young women, who were victimized in the notoriously vicious Tudor power... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 101.95
A Short History of Early Modern England presents the historical and cultural information necessary for a richer understanding of English Renaissance literature. Written in a clear and accessible style for an undergraduate level audience Gives an overview of the period’s history as well as an understanding of the historiographic issues ... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99
Henry VIII and the Anabaptists describes a bloody chapter in the reign of the infamous Tudor king. The book begins with the birth of Anabaptism in the city of Zurich and follows the Anabaptists as they search for religious freedom across the European Continent and encounter Henry?s relentless suppression. more...