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Brandon - Tudor Knight: 2 (The Brandon Trilogy)

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Thomas S. Freeman, "'Restoration and Reaction: Reinterpreting the Marian Church'." Journal of Ecclesiastical History (2017). online Brandon: Tudor Knight” is the second book in the Brandon Trilogy and was an excellent continuation of the series. Historians agree that the great theme of Tudor history was the Reformation, the transformation of England from Catholicism to Protestantism. The main events, constitutional changes, and players at the national level have long been known, and the major controversies about them largely resolved. Historians until the late 20th century thought that the causes were a widespread dissatisfaction or even disgust with the evils, corruptions, failures, and contradictions of the established religion, setting up an undertone of anti-clericalism that indicated a rightness [ Maybe "ripeness" was intended.] for reform. A secondary influence was the intellectual impact of certain English reformers, such as the long-term impact of John Wycliffe (1328–1384) and his " Lollardy" reform movement, together with a stream of Reformation treatises and pamphlets from Martin Luther, John Calvin, and other reformers on the continent. The interpretation by Geoffrey Elton in 1960 is representative of the orthodox interpretation. He argued that: In England and Wales, the Tudor period occurred between 1485 and 1603, and included the Elizabethan period during the reign of ElizabethI (1558–1603). The Tudor period coincides with the dynasty of the House of Tudor in England, which began with the reign of HenryVII. Historian John Guy (1988) argued that "England was economically healthier, more expansive, and more optimistic under the Tudors" than at any time since the Roman occupation. [1] Population and economy [ edit ] Old London Bridge in 1543 Eleanor Talbot, wife of Geoffrey Dudley, younger son of Edward Sutton, 2nd Baron Dudley and Cecily Willoughby, ancestors of the Dudleys of Russells Hall, Dudley, England.

Brandon becomes Duke of Suffolk, but his loyalty is tested fighting Henry’s wars in France. Mary’s public support for Queen Catherine of Aragon brings Brandon into dangerous conflict with the ambitious Boleyn family and the king’s new right-hand man, Thomas Cromwell. Ridley, Jasper (7 February 2013). A Brief History of the Tudor Age. Little, Brown Book Group. ISBN 978-1-4721-0795-4.The day-to-day business of local government was in the hands of several dozen justices of the peace (JPs) in each county. They handled routine police administrative functions, and were paid through a modest level of fees. A JP's duties involved a great deal of paperwork – primarily in Latin – and attracted a surprisingly strong cast of candidates. For example, The 55 JPs in Devonshire holding office in 1592 included:

Tudor shares its name with the English royal house of the same name that existed from 1485 until 1603. I would like to thank Tony Riches for sending me a copy of “Brandon Tudor Knight”. Like the other book that I have read by Tony Riches, “Owen: Book One of the Tudor Trilogy”, it was easy to read and extremely enjoyable. Charles Brandon is often viewed as an afterthought, merely as the second husband of Mary Tudor. In this book, Charles Brandon is brought into the spotlight and given the attention he so rightfully deserves. John Morrill (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor and Stuart Britain (1995) chapters 5 to 10.However, there were moments where I felt like I was reading the same passages from the first book, only from Brandon’s perspective. It would have been nice if the author had focused more on Brandon’s life before he met Mary so that we get to know him better. I would have also liked to read more insight between Brandon and Catherine as their relationship was interesting. Williams, C. H. (ed.), English Historical Documents, 1485–1558 (1957), a wide-ranging major collection I also discovered that the jousting helm mounted on the wall adjacent to his tomb is not a funerary helm and is not thought to have any connection with Brandon. John Morrill (ed.), The Oxford illustrated history of Tudor & Stuart Britain (1996) online, pp. 44, 325. D. E. Hoak (1976). The King's Council in the Reign of Edward VI. Cambridge UP. pp. 89. ISBN 978-0521208666.

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