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Tudor England

Author : Arthur F Kinney
ISBN : 9781136745300
Genre : History
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This is the first encyclopedia to be devoted entirely to Tudor England. 700 entries by top scholars in every major field combine new modes of archival research with a detailed Tudor chronology and appendix of biographical essays. Entries include: * Edward Alleyn [actor/theatre manager] * Roger Ascham * Bible translation * cloth trade * Devereux family * Espionage * Family of Love * food and diet * James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell * inns * Ket's Rebellion * John Lyly * mapmaking * Frances Meres * miniature painting * Pavan * Pilgrimage of Grace * Revels Office * Ridolfi plot * Lady Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke * treason * and much more. Also includes an 8-page color insert.

Encyclopedia Of Tudor England

Author : John A. Wagner
ISBN : 9781598842982
Genre : History
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Authority and accessibility combine to bring the history and the drama of Tudor England to life. Almost 900 engaging entries cover the life and times of Henry VIII, Mary I, Elizabeth I, William Shakespeare, and much, much more. * Almost 900 entries covering people, events, ideas, movements, institutions, and publications * An extensive chronology of important events from the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603 * Maps and photographs * A guide to related topics * Appendixes that include genealogies and lists of European monarchs, contemporary popes, English bishops, speakers and sessions of Parliament, and major battles, rebellions, and uprisings * A bibliography of historical novels set in the period * An annotated list of films and television programs set in the period * A list of useful websites * An extensive, up-to-date bibliography divided into topical sections

The Routledge Encyclopedia Of Tudor England

Author : Arthur F. Kinney
ISBN : 0415886589
Genre : History
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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Tudor England is the first encyclopedia devoted entirely to the study of the Tudor period. Previously published as Tudor England: An Encylopedia, this hugely useful reference work is now available in paperback for the first time. England under the Tudors moved from a monarchy threatened by pretenders, through the strong rule of Henry VIII, to a time when Elizabeth I's advisors implored her to marry to protect the Tudor succesion. For the first time the vitality of the period and its people, and the rich backdrop for a century of rules, thinkers, and writers -"the Age of Shakespeare"- is captured in a comprehensive encyclopedia. The volume includes: *Over 700 entries *over 240 contributors *Over 100 illustrations *Detailed Tudor chronology *Appendix of bibliographical essays *An 8-page color insert. Offering a thorough survey that will be invaluable for students and specialists alike, this volume also provides detailed context for English Renaissance and Shakespearean studies.

Medieval England

Author : Paul E. Szarmach
ISBN : 0824057864
Genre : History
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"Medieval England is a topic that has perennial fascination: King Arthur, Robin Hood, chivalry, and Beowulf seem to have obtained a permanent place in high-school reading lists and the popular imagination. Spanning the 5th through the 15th century, this encyclopedia covers broad topics such as music, women, and language, as well as specific topics such as people, famous buildings, printing, monastic orders, prostitution, and stained glass. There are helpful charts of the kings and queens of England, archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the popes. Black-and-white illustrations abound, and each entry contains a bibliography for further research."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA."

Encyclopedia Of Tudor England P Y

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Genre : England
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Reference Sources In History

Author : Ronald H. Fritze
ISBN : 9780874368833
Genre : History
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Fully annotated and completely updated—the most comprehensive guide to reference books in the field of history. * This guide includes 900+ complete entries for reference works and provides complete bibliographic information for over 400 other works * Descriptive annotations provide guidance to quality reference materials and offer a useful and time-saving alternative to research using the Internet * Topical chapters and detailed index help readers locate the materials they need for research and allow for effective searches of more obscure topics * The guide includes materials of interest for undergraduates, graduate students, academic researchers, and educated general readers

A Biographical Encyclopedia Of Early Modern Englishwomen

Author : Carole Levin
ISBN : 9781315440712
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From the exemplary to the notorious to the obscure, this comprehensive and innovative encyclopedia showcases the worthy women of early modern England. Poets, princesses, or pirates, the women of power and agency found in these pages are indeed worth knowing, and this volume will introduce many female figures to even the most established scholars in early modern studies. Rather than using the conventional alphabetical format of the standard biographical encyclopedia, this volume is divided into categories of women. Since many women will fit in more than one category, each woman is placed in the category that best exemplifies her life, and is cross referenced in other appropriate sections. This structure makes the book an interesting read for seasoned scholars of early modern women, while students need not already be familiar with these subjects in order to benefit from the text. Another unusual feature of this reference work is that each entry begins with some incident from the woman’s life that is particularly exciting or significant. Some entries are very brief while others are extensive. Each includes a source listing. The book is well illustrated and liberally sprinkled with quotations of the time either by or about the women in the text.

Wolf Hall

Author : Mike Poulton
ISBN : 9780822232155
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: Mike Poulton’s two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novels is a thrilling portrait of a brilliant manipulator navigating a high-stakes political landscape. WOLF HALL begins in England in 1527. King Henry VIII needs a male heir, and his anger grows as months pass without the divorce he craves. Into this volatile court enters the commoner Thomas Cromwell. Once a mercenary and now a master politician, he sets out to grant King Henry’s desire while methodically and ruthlessly pursuing his own Reforming agenda.

Witchcraft In Tudor And Stuart England

Author : Alan MacFarlane
ISBN : 9781134644667
Genre : History
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This is a classic regional and comparative study of early modern witchcraft. The history of witchcraft continues to attract attention with its emotive and contentious debates. The methodology and conclusions of this book have impacted not only on witchcraft studies but the entire approach to social and cultural history with its quantitative and anthropological approach. The book provides an important case study on Essex as well as drawing comparisons with other regions of early modern England. The second edition of this classic work adds a new historiographical introduction, placing the book in context today.

Marriage Customs Of The World An Encyclopedia Of Dating Customs And Wedding Traditions

Author : George Monger
ISBN : 9781598846645
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This book presents a comprehensive overview of global courtship and marriage customs, from ancient history to contemporary society, demonstrating the vast differences as well as the similarities across all of human culture.

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