This authoritative guide covers the whole Tudor period of English history in one manageable volume, from the reign of Henry VII to Elizabethan England.
Written by A level History teachers and examiners, this student-friendly book includes a number of features to support History teaching and learning, offering historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation.
1. Synoptic overview of the period
2. The reign of Henry VII
3. The Age of Wolsey
4. Social and economic change 1485-1547
5. Religious change under Henry VIII
6. Government, Politics and Foreign Affairs 1529-1547
7. Edward VI
8. Mary I
9. Elizabethan Government and Politics
10. Religion and Elizabethan England
11. Elizabethan Foreign Policy
12. Elizabethan social, economic and cultural history
Derrick Murphy attended the universities of East Anglia, Birmingham and London and is an Educational Consultant. Formerly editor and contributor of the 'Modern History Review' he has extensive knowledge and experience of educational assessment. He has been Principal Examiner for GCE A level History at AQA, OCR and Cambridge University International Examinations. He has also been involved with assessment at Key Stage 3 and GCSE with AQA and a senior examiner with the International Baccalaureate. He has written specifications and syllabuses for examination boards within the UK but also for Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Patrick Walsh-Atkins is Deputy Head, Bromsgrove School; ULEAC Principal Examiner; OCEAC Chief Examiner. Michael Tillbrook is Director of Arts and Humanities, Rutland College, Oakham; AEB Principal Examiner. Allan Keen is Head of History, The Leys School, Redditch; NEAB Chief Examiner; ULEAC Moderator.
Overview of the period; the reign of Henry VII; the age of Wolsey; social and economic change 1485-1547; religious change under Henry VIII; government, politics and foreign affairs 1529-1547; Edward VI; Mary I; Elizabethan government and politics; religion and Elizabethan England.