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Henry VII

1st Edition

By Alexander Grant

Routledge

68 pages

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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'.

About the Series

Lancaster Pamphlets

Lancaster Pamphlets provide a concise and up-to-date analysis of major historical topics covered by both the main A-Level syllabuses and by introductory courses in higher education. Lancaster Pamphlets is a series initiated and edited by the history department at Lancaster University.
Each pamphlet:
* provides an authoritative introduction to the topic
* brings the central themes and problems into sharper focus
* incorporates traditional and revisionist approaches
* uses the most recent research to stimulate critical thought and interpretation

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General