Great Britain to 1688, a modern history.

Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1961] .

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Subjects England.
Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain.
Series University of Michigan history of the modern world.
Description xi, 444, xxii pages maps 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-441) and index.
Contents BOOK I: EARLY TIMES: Prehistoric Britain to the coming of Caesar -- Britain under the Romans -- The coming of the Anglo-Saxons -- The conversion of England to Christianity -- The rise of Wessex and Alfred the Great -- Origins of Wales, Scotland, and Ireland -- From Edward the Elder to Edward the Confessor -- English society before the Norman Conquest -- The foundation of Normandy and the reign of Edward the Confessor -- BOOK II: MIDDLE AGES: The Norman Conquest -- The reigns of William ii, Henry I, and Stephen -- The reigns of Henry II and Richard I -- The reign of John and Magna Carta -- The reign of Henry III -- Wales, Scotland, Ireland in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries -- English life and art in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries -- The reigns of Edward I and Edward II -- The reign of Edward III -- England in the fourteenth century -- Richard II and the Great Revolt -- The reigns of Henry IV and Henry V -- The loss of France and the Wars of the Roses -- Wales, Scotland, and Ireland in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries -- Fifteenth-century England -- BOOK III: THE TUDOR AGE: THE REFORMATION: English society in the early Tudor age -- The reign of Henry VII -- Henry VIII and Cardinal Wolsey -- The English Church on the eve of the Reformation -- The beginning of the English Reformation -- The last years of Henry VIII -- The reign of Edward VI -- The reign of Mary I -- John Knox and Mary, Queen of Scots -- The early years of Elizabeth I -- The foreign policy of Elizabeth I -- Elizabeth I and the war against Spain -- The economic and social life of the Elizabethan Age -- The expansion of England -- Learning, literature, and art in the Tudor Age -- The character of Elizabethan England -- BOOK IV: STUART TIMES: THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION: The accession of James I -- The last years of James I -- The reign of Charles I -- The coming of the Civil War -- The first Civil War -- The execution of Charles I -- The interregnum and the Protectorate -- The restoration of Charles II -- Charles II and the rise of political parties -- Economic and social life in seventeenth century England -- Education and culture in the seventeenth century -- Music through the seventeenth century -- Scientific and political ideas through the seventeenth century -- James II and the Revolution of 1688 -- Toward a British Empire -- Britain in 1688: conclusion -- Suggested readings -- List of sovereigns -- Index -- maps.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1051654
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ashley, Maurice, 1907-1994.
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