Henry VII Paperback
Part of the The Yale English Monarchs Series series
Founder of the Tudor dynasty, Henry VII was a crucial figure in English history.
In this acclaimed study of the king's life and reign, the distinguished historian S.
B. Chrimes explores the circumstances surrounding Henry's acquisition of the throne, examines the personnel and machinery of government, and surveys the king's social, political, and economic policies, law enforcement, and foreign strategy.
This edition of the book includes a new critical introduction and bibliographical updating by George Bernard.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 390 pages, 42 b-w illus.
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 04/06/1999
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780300078831
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Review by philae_02
An overall adequate biography of the first Tudor king. It tells of how much he had accomplished (given his lack of formal training and education) to create a dynasty for his children and grandchildren.