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Parliament Under the Tudors By Jennifer Loach

Parliament Under the Tudors
by Jennifer Loach

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A study of the role and development of parliament in the Tudor period, examining the constitutional position, political activities, and relationships of the two houses of parliament from the late middle ages until the accession of the Stuarts.
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Parliament Under the Tudors by Jennifer Loach

This is a study of the role and development of parliament throughout the Tudor period. The author examines the constitutional position, political activities, and relationships of the two houses of parliament from the late Middle Ages until the accession of the Stuarts. She explores the growing importance of the Commons and examines the ways in which the Tudor monarchs, from Henry VII to Elizabeth I, attempted to exert their royal power. Topics covered include elections, patronage, constitutional issues such as the succession to the throne, the fundamental part played by parliament in taxation and other financial matters, the social and economic background, and the vexed and vital question of religion. Thoroughly grounded in contemporary sources, this account should interest scholars and students of early modern British history, political historians, and students of Tudor England.

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Parliaments of the Tudor period; assembly; procedure; Parliaments 1485-1536; mid-Tudor parliaments; Elizabethan parliaments; suggestions for further reading.

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GOR002833204
Parliament Under the Tudors by Jennifer Loach
Jennifer Loach
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1991-05-30
182
0198730918
9780198730910
N/A
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