1,473 Pages


First published as part of the Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, this Very Short Introduction is no. 20 in the Very Short Introductions series, and is the sixth in the Very Short Introductions: British History series.

This book offers a compelling account of the political, religious, and economic changes of the country under such leading monarchs as Henry VII and Elizabeth I.

This book has been substantially revised and updated for this edition. In particular, the reigns of Henry VII, Edward VI, and Philip and Mary are comprehensively reassessed.

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  • Reading Aloud Age: 13+

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