Providing detailed coverage of the main political and religious issues of the age, this new edition of Tudor and Stuart Britain has expanded sections on Ireland and Scotland, ensuring the text considers Britain as a whole. Historiographically up to date, there is also extra coverage of economic and social topics including trade and industry, the structure of society, the treatment of the poor, and the role of women. A guide to further reading lists the principal works published on the period since 1990, providing students with an excellent resource for extra research.
This text is ideal for introductory undergradutate courses in Early Modern British History.
1. The New Monarchy 2. King and Cardinal 3. The Break with Rome 4. Henry VIII’S Government 5. Edward VI And Mary I 6. Tudor England 7. Ireland and Scotland in the Tudor Period 8. Elizabeth I and the Church of England 9. Roman Catholics and Foreign Policy under Elizabeth I 10. Government, Parliament, and teh Royal Finances under Elizabeth I 11. James I:Finance and Religion 12. James I: The Law and Parliament 13. Charles I: Parliament and Religion 14. Charles I: The Breakdown of Perogative Rule 15. The Civil Law 16. Commonwealth and Protectorate 17. Early Stuart England 18. Charles II 19. James II, The Glorious Revolution and the Reign of William III 20. Queen Anne 21. Ireland, Scotland and Overseas Possessions in the seventeenth century 22. Late Stuart England