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The Tudors For Dummies

This entertaining guide covers the period from 1485 to 1603, exploring the life and times of everyday people (from famine and the flu epidemic, to education, witchcraft and William Shakespeare) as well as the intrigues and scandals at court. Strap yourself in and get ready for a rollercoaster ride through the romantic and political liaisons of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I– and that's not all! Information on surviving Tudor buildings, such as Hampton Court, adds a contemporary twist for readers wanting to bring history to life by visiting these historic sites. The Tudors For Dummies includes: Part I: The Early Tudors Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Tudors Chapter 2: Surveying the Mess the Tudors Inherited Chapter 3: Cosying Up With the First Tudor Part II: Henry VIII Chapter 4: What was Henry like? Chapter 5: How Henry Ran his Kingdom Chapter 6: Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Survived: The Perils of Marrying Henry Chapter 7: Establishing a New Church: Henry and Religion Part III: Edward VI, Mary and Philip, and Queen Mary Chapter 8: Edward, the Child King Chapter 9: Establishing Protestantism Chapter 10: Northumberland, Lady Jane Grey and the Rise of Mary Chapter 11: What Mary Did Chapter 12: Weighing Up War and Disillusionment Part IV: The First Elizabeth Chapter 13: The Queen and her Team Chapter 14: Breaking Dinner Party Rules: Discussing Religion and Politics Chapter 15: Tackling Battles, Plots and Revolts Chapter 16: Making War with Spain Chapter 17: Understanding the Trouble in Ireland Chapter 18: Passing on the Baton– Moving from Tudors to Stewarts Part V: The Part of Tens Chapter 19: Ten top Tudor Dates Chapter 20: Ten Things the Tudors Did For Us Chapter 21: Ten (Mostly) Surviving Tudor Buildings

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David Loades

David Michael Loades, FSA[1] (born 19 January 1934[1]) is a British historian and an expert on the Tudor era.[2] He is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Wales, where he taught from 1980 until 1996, and was Honorary Research Professor at the University of Sheffield from 1996 until 2008.[1] In the 1960s an1970s he taught at the universities of St. Andrews and Durham.[1] From 1993 until 2004 he acted as Literary Director of the John Foxe Project at the British Academy;[1][3] he is now a Honorary Member of the History Faculty at the University of Oxford.[4] After military service in the Royal Air Force 1953–1955,[1] Loades studied at Cambridge University. He has a special interest in the history of the Tudor Navy.[2] He has written many books on the Tudor period, including biographies.[2][5]


  • Two Tudor Conspiracies (Cambridge University Press, 1965; new edition Headstart, 1992)
  • The Oxford Martyrs (Batsford, 1970; Headstart, 1992)
  • Politics and the Nation, 1450–1660 (Fontana, 1974; subsequent editions 1979, 1986, 1992, 1999)
  • The Reign of Mary Tudor (Benn, 1979, second edition Longmans, 1991; German translation 1982)
  • Mary Tudor: A Life (Blackwell, 1989)
  • The Tudor Court (Batsford, 1986)
  • The Tudor Navy: An Administrative, Political and Military History (Aldershot, 1992)
  • The Mid-Tudor Crisis, 1545–1565 (Palgrave Macmillan, 1992)
  • The Politics of Marriage: Henry VIII and his Queens (Sutton, 1994; several subsequent editions; translated into Spanish and Russian)
  • Essays on the Reign of Edward VI (Headstart, 1994)
  • John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504–1553 (Oxford University Press, 1996)
  • Tudor Government (Blackwell, 1997)
  • Power in Tudor England (Macmillan, 1997)
  • England’s Maritime Empire: Seapower, Commerce and Policy, 1490–1690 (Longmans, 2000)
  • Elizabeth I (Hambledon Continuum, 2003)
  • Elizabeth I: The Golden Reign of Gloriana (The National Archives, 2003)
  • Intrigue and Treason: The Tudor Court 1547–1558 (Pearson Longmans, 2004)
  • Mary Tudor: The Tragical History of the First Queen of England (The National Archives, 2006)
  • The Cecils: Privilege and Power behind the Throne (The National Archives, 2007)
  • Henry VIII: Court, Church and Conflict (The National Archives, 2007)
  • The Princes of Wales (The National Archives, 2008)
  • The Life and Career of William Paulet, c.1475–1572 (Ashgate, 2008)
  • The Fighting Tudors (The National Archives, 2009)
  • The Tudor Queens of England (Hambledon Continuum 2009)
  • Henry VIII: King and Court (The Pitkin Guide, 2009)
  • The Tudors for Dummies (John Wylie & Sons, 2010)
  • Henry VIII (Amberley, 2011)
  • The Boleyns (Amberley, 2011)


  1. ^ a b c d e f Debretts.com Retrieved 2011-03-11
  2. ^ a b c David Loades The National Archives Retrieved 27-10-2010
  3. ^ BBC History Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 3, March 2006, p. 40
  4. ^ History Tutorials: Meet the Tutors Retrieved 2011-02-26
  5. ^ The American Historical Review, Vol. 109, No. 2, April 2004 Retrieved 27-10-2010

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