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Published: 04 January 2018

312 Pages | 30 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198802860

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Shortlisted for the Gilder Lehrman Prize

The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

Steven Gunn

  • Places a new emphasis on Henry VIII's reign, by drawing attention to the frequency and scale of his wars
  • Draws on a wide range of sources — parish and borough account books, wills and memoirs, buildings and paintings, letters from Henry's captains, and the notes readers wrote in their printed history books
  • Sets Henry's reign in the context of English history and renaissance warfare
  • Emphasizes the experiences of communities and individuals