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So great a prince : the accession of Henry VIII: 1509 / Lauren Johnson.

Johnson, Lauren, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 942.052 JOH (Text) 36626103879714 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Henry (Text) 31208912550193 new non-fiction Checked out 11/28/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681775418
  • ISBN: 1681775417
  • Physical Description: 330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), genealogical table ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- A note on dates, spelling and money -- Lady Day 1509: time to pay your debts -- Easter: to everything a time and place -- St George's Day: an education -- May: 'Youth must have some dalliance' -- Midsummer: 'All England is in ecstasies' -- Lammas: good and bad lordship -- All Saints and All Souls: 'We are but dust, and die we must' -- Christmas: Feast and fast -- Plough Day: 'Fear God, honour the king' -- Shrove: contrition and suspicion -- Lady Day 1510: Conception -- 1510 and beyond: Fortune's wheel.
Summary, etc.: England, 1509. Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch, is dead; his successor, the seventeen-year-old Henry VIII, offers hope of renewal and reconciliation after the corruption and repression of the last years of his father's reign. Johnson offers a fascinating portrait of a country at a crossroads between two powerful monarchs and between the worlds of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. She explores early Tudor lives through the rhythms of annual rituals, juxtaposing political events in Westminster and the palaces of southeast England with the religious, agrarian, and social events that punctuated the lives of the people of this one year.
Subject: Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547.
Great Britain > History > Henry VIII, 1509-1547.
Great Britain > Kings and rulers > Biography.

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