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England and Europe 1485-1603

2nd Edition

By Susan Doran


152 pages

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This Seminar Study introduces students to England's foreign policy during the reigns of the Tudor monarchs. In this succinct introduction the author addresses the key questions facing students - for example, to what extent did monarch or minister make policy. Each reign is analysed in turn providing a narrative and explanation of the major events and policy decisions throughout the Tudor period.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Background. 1. International Context. 2. Overseas Trade. 3. Military Resources. 4. The Making of Foreign Policy. Part Two: Analysis. 5. Henry VII. 6. Henry VIII. 7. Mid Tudor England 1540 - 63. 8. Elizabeth I 1564-1603. Part Three: Assessment. Part Four Documents.

About the Author

Susan Doran is Senior Lecturer in History and Director of the History Programme at St Mary’s University College, a college of the University of Surrey

About the Series

Seminar Studies

Each book in the Seminar Studies series provides a concise and reliable introduction to a wide range of complex historical events and debates, covering topics in British, European, US and world history from the early modern period to the present day. Written by acknowledged experts and including supporting material such as extracts from historical documents, chronologies, glossaries, guides to key figures and further reading suggestions, Seminar Studies titles are essential reading for students of history.

Almost half a century after its launch, the series continues to introduce students to the problems involved in explaining the past, giving them the opportunity to grapple with historical documents and encouraging them to reach their own conclusions. To submit proposals for new books in the Seminar Studies series, please contact the series editors:

Clive.Emsley: clive.emsley @ open.ac.uk

Gordon Martel: Gordon.Martel @ unbc.ca

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HISTORY / Modern / 16th Century