The Tudors and the English Reformation - Book List

Recommended Reading

Rex, R. The Tudors
Stroud: Amberley, 2009
(An excellent introduction to this fascinating dynasty, it's not too long and well illustrated)

Marshall, P. The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
(An excellent, and short, introduction to the European Reformation)

Background Reading

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

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

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

Duffy, E. Reformation Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England
London: Bloomsbury, 2017

Elton, G. R. Reformation Europe 1517 - 1559 - 2nd edition
Oxford: Blackwell, 1999

Collinson, P. The Elizabethan Puritan Movement
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990

Dickens, A. G. The English Reformation - 2nd edition
Pennsylvania: Penn State University Press, 1989

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

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

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

MacCulloch, D. Tudor Church Militant: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation
London: Penguin, 1999

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

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

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

Andrew Lacey
March 2017

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