On Bosworth field in 1485 the feud that had caused bloodshed and battle for three decades came to an end. The victor was the last hope of the Lancastrians, Henry Tudor. In this newly updated edition of Book of the Tudors, you'll discover how Henry's Tudor dynasty cemented its place in history, from the red-soaked fields of the War of the Roses, to the string of Tudor monarchs, to what everyday life was like for the lowly population. Packed with beautiful illustrations and insights into the period, this is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge of the most legendary period of English history. Featuring: Battle for the throne - Find out how the War of the Roses came to be and the battles from Towton to Bosworth that decided the outcome. The key figures - From Henry VII to Elizabeth, by way of Henry VIII's wives and Thomas Cromwell, get to know key Tudor players. Tudor life - See what life was like in the Tudor court, Henry’s Tower of terror and get an insight into life for the general population. Change & Legacy - From religious to artistic revolution, discover how the period has affected life to the present day.
- Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd