Format:
Book
Author:
MacCulloch, Diarmaid, author.
Title:
Thomas Cromwell : a revolutionary life / Diarmaid MacCulloch.
Publisher, Date:
New York, New York : Viking, [2018]
©2018
Description:
xxiii, 728 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
Summary:
Examines the life of King Henry VIII's right-hand man, who did everything he could to secure the future of a son he loved dearly, but who ultimately could not control the unpredictable monarch.
Subjects:
Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex, 1485?-1540.
Statesmen -- England -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Great Britain -- Tudor & Elizabethan Era (1485-1603)
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1509-1547.
Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Biography.
Genre:
Nonfiction.
Biographies.
Biographies.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 557-582) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Journeys. Ruffian ; The return of the native ; In the Cardinal's service: 1524-1528 ; Managing failure: 1528-1529 ; Serving two masters: 1530 -- New wine. Council and Parliament: 1531 ; New Year's gifts: 1532 ; Making a difference: 1532 ; A royal marriage: 1532-1533 -- Touching pitch. Treason in prospect: 1533-1534 ; Spirituals: 1534-1535 ; Deaths for religion: 1535 ; Progresses and scrutinies: 1535-1536 ; Surrenders and the scaffold: 1536 -- Power and its reward. Summer opportunities: 1536 ; Grace for the Commonwealth: 1536 ; The reckoning: 1537 ; The King's uncle?: 1537-1538 ; Cutting down trees: 1538 -- Nemesis. Shifting dynasties: 1538-1539 ; Stumbling blocks: 1539 ; Downfall: 1539-1540 ; Futures.
ISBN:
9780670025572
0670025577
Other Number:
1057362017
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
Control Number:
387428
Call Number:
B Cromwell
Course Reserves:
0
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