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BeschreibungThis work examines the structures of power and jurisdiction that operated in Tudor England. It explains what the institutions of central government were designed to do, and how they related to each other. It also discusses how order and obedience were supposed to be preserved in the countryside.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: Theories of Authority. 1. The Central Machinery. 2. The Regions. 3. The Counties. 4. Hundreds and Parishes. 5. Towns and Cities. 6. The Church. 7. Franchises. 8. The Feudal Structures. 9. Networks. Conclusion: The Unitary State. Bibliography. Index.
PortraitDavid Loades is Emeritus Professor of the University of Wales. He taught at the universities of St Andrews and Durham, before moving to University of Wales, Bangor in 1980 as Professor of History. His previous books include " Mary Tudor: A Life " (Blackwell, 1989), " Politics and the Nation: 1450-1660 " (4th edn 1992), and " The Tudor Court " (1986).
Pressestimmen"Students will undoubtedly find this book helpful in many ways." Economic History Review, June 1999 "No one interested in Tudor (or, for that matter, Yorkist or Stuart) parliaments will want to leave this work unread." Parliamentary History
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1997
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten