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Henry VII





ISBN 9780415040372
Published October 31, 1985 by Routledge
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The importance of Henry VII is the subject of heated debate. Did his reign mark the start of a new era, or was its prevailing characteristic continunity with the past? The pamphlet:
· emphasizes the lasting political stability established during the reign
· demonstrates the difference between Henry's policies and those of the Yorkists
· shows how successors built on Henry's legacy
· argues that victory at Bosworth in 1485 can be seen as initiating a genunine 'Tudor revolution in government'.

Table of Contents

Henry VII: The importance of his reign in English history; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgement; Note; Introduction; The Military Factor; Internal Security; The Royal Family; The Nobility; Henry VII and the Nobility; Retaining; Government in the Localities; Central Government; Foreign Affairs; Parliament and Finance; Conclusion: Revolution in Government?; Further Reading;

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Alexander Grant