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Henry VIII´s Last Decade: strong monarch or victim of faction?


A Level


14m 0s

For all his swagger, his ruthless killing of two wives, and his picking and choosing about which of his daughters was legitimate, what did Henry VIII really achieve? Looking behind the bluff, was he even his own master? How effective was Henry as a monarch in the 1540s? This podcast examines the fall of Cromwell, faction, marriages, succession and foreign policy. Glyn considers the key concept of Political Space.


Nicholas Fellows

Dr Glyn Redworth