Translations: York Notes Advanced By John Brannigan
Translations: York Notes Advanced
by John Brannigan
Providing detailed coverage of the main political and religious issues of the age, this new edition has expanded sections on Ireland and Scotland, ensuring the text considers Britain as a whole. There is extra coverage of economic and social topics.
Dr John Brannigan is lecturer in Irish Studies and Literary Studies at the University of Luton. He is the co-editor of Re: Joyce, a collection of essays which reflects contemporary responses and appraoches to Joyce. He has also published work on contemporary literary theories, the literature of 1950s Britain, and a number of Irish writers, including W.B. Yeats and Brendan Behan.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER ONE. THE NEW MONARCHYThe End of the Wars of the RosesThe Royal AdministrationThe Royal FinancesHenry VII and ParliamentThe ChurchForeign PolicyA New Monarchy? CHAPTER TWO. KING AND CARDINALWolsey's Rise to PowerWolsey and the ChurchWolsey and the Royal AdministrationWolsey and ParliamentForeign PolicyHenry VIII's 'Great Matter'Wolsey's Fall from Power CHAPTER THREE. THE BREAK WITH ROMEThe Reformation ParliamentThomas CromwellThomas CranmerThe Royal Supremacy RevealedThe Theoretical Foundations of the Royal SupremacyThe Henrician ReformationThe Dissolution of the MonasteriesI. The Smaller HousesThe Dissolution of the MonasteriesII. The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Larger Houses CHAPTER FOUR. HENRY VIII'S GOVERNMENTCourt, Council and ChamberThe SecretaryshipFinancial AdministrationThe Government of the LocalitiesParliamentCromwell's Fall and the Closing Years of Henry VIII's Reign CHAPTER FIVE. EDWARD VI AND MARY IProtector SomersetThe First Prayer BookThe Western Rising and Kett's RebellionNorthumberland and the Second Prayer BookMary IProtestant Exile and Catholic ReactionThe Spanish MatchPersecutionFinancial Reorganisation and the Closing Years of Mary's Reign CHAPTER SIX. TUDOR ENGLANDPopulation and the Price RiseAgriculture and EnclosuresHarvest Failure and PlagueCommerceIndustryTownsThe PoorThe Structure of SocietyEducation CHAPTER SEVEN. IRELAND AND SCOTLAND IN THE TUDOR PERIODIRELANDHenry VII and KildareHenry VIII and the Kingdom of IrelandElizabeth I and the Irish RebellionSCOTLANDJames IVJames VEnglish Intervention in ScotlandJames VI CHAPTER EIGHT. ELIZABETH I AND THE CHURCH OF ENGLANDElizabeth IThe Religious SettlementThe Puritan ChallengeCartwright and FieldWhitgiftThe Classical MovementThe Church Established CHAPTER NINE. ROMAN CATHOLICS AND FOREIGN POLICY UNDER ELIZABETH IRoman CatholicsForeign PolicyMary, Queen of ScotsSpanish Armadas CHAPTER TEN. GOVERNMENT, PARLIAMENT, AND THE ROYAL FINANCES UNDER ELIZABETH IThe Privy CouncilParliamentThe Commons' Privilege of Free SpeechParliament and the Royal FinancesPatronage and CorruptionThe Last Decade of Elizabeth's Reign CHAPTER ELEVEN. JAMES I: FINANCE AND RELIGIONThe New KingJames I and the Royal FinancesJames I and the Church of EnglandThe Roman Catholics CHAPTER TWELVE. JAMES I: THE LAW AND PARLIAMENTJames I and the Common LawJames I and Parliament: 1604-1614James I and Parliament: 1621-1624 CHAPTER THIRTEEN. CHARLES I: PARLIAMENT AND RELIGIONCharles ICharles I and Parliament: 1625-1629The Church of England during the Personal RuleCharles I and the Roman Catholics CHAPTER FOURTEEN. CHARLES I: THE BREAKDOWN OF PREROGATIVE RULEFinancial ExpedientsThe Destruction of Prerogative MonarchyThe Grand Remonstrance and the Five MembersThe Drift towards War CHAPTER FIFTEEN. THE CIVIL WARRoundheads and CavaliersThe Civil WarThe Problems of the Post-War SettlementPride's Purge and the Trial of Charles I CHAPTER SIXTEEN. COMMONWEALTH AND PROTECTORATEThe Rule of the RumpOliver Cromwell and th
Translations: York Notes Advanced by John Brannigan
York Notes Advanced
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