The Resource So great a prince : England and the accession of Henry VIII, Lauren Johnson

So great a prince : England and the accession of Henry VIII, Lauren Johnson

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So great a prince : England and the accession of Henry VIII
Title
So great a prince
Title remainder
England and the accession of Henry VIII
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Johnson
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The King is dead: long live the King. In 1509, Henry VII was succeeded by his son Henry VIII, second monarch of the house of Tudor. But this is not the familiar Tudor world of Protestantism and playwrights. Decades before the Reformation, ancient traditions persist: boy bishops, pilgrimage, Corpus Christi pageants, the jewel-decked shrine at Canterbury. So Great a Prince offers a fascinating glimpse of a country and people that at first appear alien - in calendar and clothing, in counting the hours by bell toll - but which on closer examination are recognisably and understandably human. Lauren Johnson tells the story of 1509 not just from the perspective of king and court, but of merchant and ploughman; apprentice and laundress; husbandman and foreign worker. She looks at these early Tudor lives through the rhythms of the ritual year, juxtaposing political events in Westminster and the palaces of southeast England with the liturgical and agricultural events that punctuated the year for the ordinary people of England
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Lauren
Dewey number
942.052
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry
  • Henry
  • Fifteen-o-nine, A.D
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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So great a prince : England and the accession of Henry VIII, Lauren Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781781859858
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
So great a prince : England and the accession of Henry VIII, Lauren Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781781859858
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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