The Early Tudors, 1485 - 1558 - Book List

A Good Place To Start…

Goodman, R. How To Be A Tudor: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide To Everyday Tudor Life
London: Penguin, 2016

Rex, R. The Tudors
Stroud: Amberley, 2009

Background Reading

Ackroyd, P. The Life of Thomas More
London: Vintage, 1998

Aston, M. The King's Bedpost: Reformation and Iconography in a Tudor Group Portrait
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993

Baumer, F. Le Van. The Early Tudor Theory of Kingship
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1940

Bernard, G.W. The King's Reformation: Henry VIII and the Remaking of The English Church
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005

Bindoff, S.T. Tudor England
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1950

Bradshaw, B. & Duffy, E. (Eds) Humanism, Reform and Reformation: The Career of Bishop John Fisher
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989

Carpenter, C. The Wars of the Roses: Politics and the Constitution In England, C.1437 - 1509
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997

Castor, H. She-Wolves: The Women who Ruled England before Elizabeth
London: Faber & Faber, 2010

Cheetham, A. The Life and Times of Richard III
London: Weidenfeld And Nicolson, 1972

Chrimes, S.B. Henry VII
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999

Cook, D.R. Lancastrians and Yorkists: The Wars of the Roses
London: Routledge, 1984

Cumming, B. (Ed) The Book of Common Prayer: The Texts of 1549, 1559, and 1662
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011

Cunningham, S. Henry VII
Abingdon: Routledge, 2007

Dailey, A. 'New Actors in an Old Drama: The Martyrology of John Foxe'. Chapter 2 Of Dailey's The English Martyr from Reformation to Revolution.
Notre Dame, Indiana: University Of Notre Dame Press, 2012

Duffy, E. Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009

Duffy, E. The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England C.1400-1580
London: Yale University Press, 1992

Edwards, J. Mary I: England's Catholic Queen
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013

Erasmus, D. The Education of a Christian Prince. With the Panegyric for Archduke Philip of Austria. L. Jardine, Ed.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997

Falkus, G. The Life and Times of Edward IV
London: Weidenfeld And Nicolson, 1981

Graves, M. Early Tudor Parliaments 1485 - 1558
London: Longman, 1990

Guy, J. Tudor England
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990

Haigh, C. English Reformations: Religion, Politics and Society Under The Tudors
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993

Helm, P.J. England Under the Yorkists and Tudors 1471 - 1603
London: Bell & Hyman, 1968

Hicks, C. The King's Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art
London: Chatto & Windus, 2007

Hicks, M.A. The Wars of The Roses
London: Yale University Press, 2010

Horrox, R. (Ed.) Fifteenth-Century Attitudes: Perceptions of Society in Late Medieval England
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994

Hutchinson, R. Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall Of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister
London: Phoenix, 2007

New Book. Johnson, L. Shadow King: The Life and Death Of Henry VI
London: Head Of Zeus, 2019

Jones, M. The King's Mother: Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992

Knowles, D. Bare Ruined Choirs: The Dissolution of the English Monasteries
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976

Lacey, R. The Life and Times Of Henry VIII
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1972

Lander, J.R. The Wars of the Roses
Stroud: The History Press, 2007

Loach, J. Edward VI
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002

Loades, D. The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Stroud: Amberley, 2010

Lockyer, R. Henry VII - 3rd Edition
London: Longman, 1997

Macculloch, D. Reformation: Europe's House Divided 1490 - 1700
London: Allen Lane, 2003

Macculloch. D. Thomas Cranmer: A Life
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996

Macculloch, D. Tudor Church Militant: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation
London: Allen Lane, 1999

Mcconica, J. Erasmus
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991

Machiavelli, L. The Prince
Q. Skinner & R. Price, Eds.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988

Mayer, T.F. Reginald Pole: Prince and Prophet
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000

More, T. Utopia
G.M. Logan & R.M. Adams Eds.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002

Palmer, M.D. Henry VIII - 2nd Edition
London: Longman, 1983

Penn, T. The Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England
London: Allen Lane, 2011

Penn, T. The Brothers York: An English Tragedy
London: Allen Lane, 2019

Plowden, A. The Young Elizabeth
Stroud: History Press, 2011

Pollard, A.J. Warwick the Kingmaker: Politics, Power and Fame
London: Hambledon, 2007

Read, C. The Tudors: Personalities and Practical Politics in Sixteenth Century England
London: Oxford University Press, 1936

Ridley, J. The Life and Times Of Mary Tudor
London: Book Club Associates, 1973

Ross, C. Edward IV
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997

Ross, C. Richard III
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999

Scarisbrick, J.J. Henry VIII
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997

Scarisbrick, J.J. The Reformation and the English People
Oxford: Blackwell, 1984

Sheils, W.J. The English Reformation 1530 - 1570
London: Longman, 1989

Simon, J. Education and Society In Tudor England
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1967

Starkey, D. Henry: Virtuous Prince
London: Harperpress, 2008

Starkey, D. Elizabeth: Apprenticeship
London: Chatto & Windus, 2000

Tallis, N. Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch
London: Michael O'Mara, 2019

Tittler, R. The Reign Of Mary I - 2nd Edition
London: Longman, 1991

Williams, N. The Life and Times Of Henry VII
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1973

Williams, P. The Later Tudors: England 1547 - 1603
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995

Wolffe, B. Henry VI
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001

Wroe, A. Perkin: A Story of Deception
London: Vintage, 2004

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May 2021

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