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Spotlight On: The Tudors
A selection of articles from the pages of History Review on the Tudor dynasty.
Judith Richards helps us appreciate a Marian perspective on the reign of the boy-king.
John Matusiak explains the nature of the power game that raged from 1540 to 1553.
Sean Cunningham highlights the importance of 'rule by recognisance' in the reign of the first Tudor monarch.
David Starkey looks at the early Tudor period.
Judith Richards strips away the veils of illusion covering the last Tudor monarch.
Suzannah Lipscomb looks beyond the stereotypes that surround our most infamous monarch to ask: who was Henry VIII and when did it all go wrong?
‘Evil May Day’: Re-examining the Race Riot of 1517
Graham Noble separates fact from Tudor propaganda.
Henry VI: A Misjudged King?
Few English monarchs have such a poor reputation as Henry VI. Yet he was held in high regard by the Tudors, says Michael Hicks, despite losing the Wars of the Roses.
The Battle of Bosworth
Henry Tudor defeated and killed Richard III in battle in August 1485. Colin Richmond wonders how the battle was fought; what prompted Yorkists to defect to the Lancastrian side; and above all, where exactly did the battle take place?
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