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Ƭ Beginning reader 岆 Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I printable ჰ Author Peter Ackroyd ᅃ Ƭ Beginning reader 岆 Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I printable ჰ Author Peter Ackroyd ᅃ Religious upheaval and dissent peppers Ackroyd s enjoyable book as lavishly as it coloured the reigns of Henry and all three of his children Peter Ackroyd relishes the period s colourful details As so often in Ackroyd s books there are irresistible small details of everyday life in historic London Daily Express 4 star review Ackroyd delivers the grisly annals of Tudor persecutions with an eye for detailed pathos Ackroyd evokes the purging of Catholic popular piety with a controlled, rueful passion He neatly avoids imposing a 21st century moral sensibility on the question of executions by warning against cultural anachronism A superbly accessible and readable History of England Financial TimesHistorian Peter Ackroyd clearly relishes the wicked glamour of the family which presided over the Reformation, saw off the Spanish Armada, founded the British Empire and left the country they ruled a great European power The Tudors, as Ackroyd reminds us in this fluent and colourful second volume of his History of England, were than just a dysfunctional ruling family Some of our greatest names were true Tudors too Such a shame that the Stuarts followed and ruined it all That s a story for Ackroyd s next volume, and I can t wait Sunday Express Ackroyd has a matchless sense of place, and of the transformations of place across long stretches of time he is also an inventive and playful English stylist The central drama of the Tudor age was of course the break with Rome and the transformation of England over three generations into a Protestant stronghold On this Ackroyd is refreshingly immune to some ingrained national myths Standpoint MagazineOf all the dynasties to occupy the English throne, none has imprinted itself durably on the nation s consciousness than the Tudors Peter Ackroyd s retelling of their tale forms the second volume of a planned six volume history of England This is the sort of Everest sized project that few serious historians have attempted since the great Lord Macaulay in the 19th Century The story moves forward in short, well dramatised scenes Plot lines and personalities are clearly drawn And the focus rarely shifts from the world of the court that epicentre of conspiracy and intrigue Ackroyd has a keen eye for the curious detail Ackroyd refers to himself as a modern day chronicler of the past, a recorder of specific moments and events and at this there is no doubting he is a master Mail on SundayWell crafted Ackroyd is at his most effective when tracing England s religious change Sunday TimesPeter Ackroyd, one of Britain s most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book in his The History of England series, charting the course of English history from Henry VIII s cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I.Rich in detail and atmosphere, Peter Ackroyd s Tudors is the story of Henry VIII s relentless pursuit of both the perfect wife and the perfect heir of how the brief reign of the teenage king, Edward VI, gave way to the violent reimposition of Catholicism and the stench of bonfires under Bloody Mary It tells, too, of the long reign of Elizabeth I, which, though marked by civil strife, plots against the queen and even an invasion force, finally brought stability Above all, however, it is the story of the English Reformation and the making of the Anglican Church At the beginning of the sixteenth century, England was still largely feudal and looked to Rome for direction at its end, it was a country where good governance was the duty of the state, not the church, and where men and women began to look to themselves for answers rather than to those who ruled them. 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    • Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
    • 2.1
    • 99
    • Format Kindle
    • 517 pages
    • Peter Ackroyd
    • Anglais
    • 07 February 2016

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