Authority and Disorder in Tudor Times, 1485-1603 by Paul ThomasAuthority and Disorder in Tudor Times, 1485-1603 by Paul Thomas

Authority and Disorder in Tudor Times, 1485-1603

byPaul Thomas

Paperback | August 28, 1999

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Paul Thomas charts the development of the modern British state in the Tudor century. Drawing on recent research, he examines the extent to which the Tudor government established lasting order, from its powerbase in London, throughout the British Isles. The book explores the themes of authority and disorder within the context of every level of society: the familiy, church, parish, law courts, nobility and the Tudor monarchy itself.
Paul Thomas was born in 1951 in New Zealand. He is a journalist and sports biographer. He won the Australian Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Novel in 1995 for Inside Dope. Thomas' novels are set primarily in Australia and New Zealand, and often also in France, where he spent several years in Toulouse. While Thomas' earlier work consists...
Title:Authority and Disorder in Tudor Times, 1485-1603Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.28 inPublished:August 28, 1999Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521626641

ISBN - 13:9780521626644

Appropriate for ages: 16 - adult


Table of Contents

1. The question of authority; 2. Law and Power; 3. The church, religion and authority; 4. The great web - informal authority; 5. The mid-Tudor crisis; 6. The Celtic nations; 7. Elizabeth I and the recovery of monarchy; 8. Puritanism, the Church of England and the Queen's peace; 9. Tudor rebellions; 10. The flowering of the Elizabethan state; Select biography; Chronology; Index.