The Consolidation of the Tudor Dynasty 1485-1547


A Level


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This series takes you through the AQA specification for the Tudor period 1485-1547 step by step. The series is produced by Nick Fellows, an A level examiner who has written many textbooks on The Tudors, Katie Fellows, who is currently studying for her DPhil in History at St Peter's College, Oxford, and Oxford historian, Dr Glyn Redworth, who is a specialist in early modern British & European history. In addition to the main series content Glyn also considers key words or concepts which will give our listeners a neat perspective on each area of study and help them to grasp issues clearly, simply and effectively.

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General Texts


England 1485-1603: Mary Dicken, Nick Fellows, Hodder, 2015, 978-1-4718-3669-5

Henry VII: Caroline Rogers, Roger Turvey, Hodder, 2005, 978-0-340-88896-4

Henry VIII to Mary I, Government and Religion, 1509-58: Roger Turvey, Keith Randell, Hodder, 2008978-0-340-96592-4

The Early Tudors, Rogerson, Ellsmore and Hudson, Hodder Murray, 2001, 0-7195-7484-6

The Mid Tudors, Stephen Lee, Routledge, 2007, 978-0-415-30215-9


Specialist Works


Disorder and Rebellion in Tudor England, Nick Fellows, Hodder, 2001, 0-340-78143-2

Edward VI, J. Loach, Yale, 1999, 0-300-07992-3

England and Europe 1485-1603, Susan Doran, Longman, 1986, 0-582-35412-9

English Reformations, Christopher Haigh, OUP, 1993, 0-19-822162-2

Henry VII, S.B. Chrimes, Eyre Methuen, 1977, 0-413-38400-4

Henry VIII, J.J. Scarisbrick, Penguin, 1974, 014-02-1318-X

Six Wives, The Queens of Henry VIII, D Starkey, Chatto and Windus, 2003, 0-701-17298-3

The King’s Reformation, G.W. Bernard, Yale, 2005, 0-300-10908-3

The Mid Tudor Polity c1540-1560: ed. J Loach and R Tittler, Macmillan, 1980, 0-333-245288

The Reformation and the English People, J. J .Scarisbrick, Blackwell, 1991, 0-631-14755-1

The Reign of Henry VIII, Politics, Policy and Piety: ed. D. MacCulloch, Macmillan, 1995, 0-333-57857-0

The Reign of Mary Tudor, David Loades, Benn, 1979, 0-510-00057-6

The Stripping of the Altars: E Duffy, Yale, 2005, 0-300-10828-1

The Voices of Morebath, E.Duffy, Yale, 2001, 0-300-09185-0

Tudor Rebellions, D.MacCulloch, A. Fletcher, Longman, 2008, 978-1-4058-7432-8

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