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Author Nicholls, Mark, 1959-

Title A history of the modern British Isles, 1529-1603 : the two kingdoms / Mark Nicholls.

Published Oxford : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  942.05 NICH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvi,387 pages : illustrations, genealogicaltables,maps,portraits ; 26 cm.
Series A history of the modern British Isles.
History of the modern British Isles.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Sixteenth-century England -- 2. Divorce, Schism and Statute: England 1529-36 -- 3. Pilgrimage, Dissolution and Reform: England 1536-40 -- 4. The Last Years of Henry VIII: England 1540-7 -- 5. Pre-Reformation Scotland, 1528-57 -- 6. The Reformation and the Reign of Queen Mary: Scotland 1557-67 -- 7. Protector Somerset: England 1547-9 -- 8. The Dudley Supremacy and the Reign of Jane Grey: England 1549-53 -- 9. Queen Mary's Regime: England 1553-8 -- 10. The Third Kingdom: Ireland, and Beyond, 1529-60 -- 11. The Elizabethan Settlement: England 1558-63 -- 12. UnElizabethan England: England 1560-72 -- 13. The Elizabethan State: England in the 1570s and After -- 14. England's Empire: Ireland, and Wider Horizons, 1560-1603 -- 15. The Loss of Peace: England 1580-9 -- 16. A Nation at War: England in the 1590s -- 17. The Jacobean Minority: Scotland 1568-85 -- 18. The Personal Rule of James VI: Scotland 1585-1603 -- 19. The Elizabethan Dusk: England 1599-1603.
Summary This volume examines the development of two sovereign nations over seventy-four momentous years, from the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey in England and the majority of James V in Scotland to the succession of James's grandson to the throne of England in 1603. The author provides a narrative introduction to sixteenth-century English and Scottish history, focusing on the political and religious developments in both countries while considering also economic, social, cultural and educational change.
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Scotland -- History -- 16th century.
ISBN 0631193332 (cased) No price
0631193340 (paperback) No price

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