The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty

The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty

G.J. Meyer


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Acclaimed historian G. J. Meyer offers a clean examine the fabled Tudor dynasty—and the most enigmatic figures ever to rule a rustic. In 1485, Henry Tudor, whose declare to the English throne used to be so susceptible as to be virtually laughable, however sailed from France with a ragtag military to take the crown from the family members that had governed England for nearly 4 centuries. Fifty years later, his son, Henry VIII, aimed to grab even better powers—ultimately abandoning a brutal legacy that will blight the lives of his teenagers and the future of his state. Edward VI, a fervent believer in reforming the English church, died ahead of understanding his dream. Mary I, the disgraced daughter of Catherine of Aragon, attempted and didn't reestablish the Catholic Church and bring an inheritor, whereas Elizabeth I sacrificed all likelihood of non-public happiness with a view to continue to exist.

The Tudors provides the sinners and saints, the tragedies and triumphs, the excessive goals and darkish crimes, of this enchanting period.

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