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The Queenmaker

£19.99

Product description

Black cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Shelf wear along the edges of the hard covers and several faint marks on the back. Light foxing on the top and front edges and the pages are lightly tanned.

Six black and white plates.

This is a biography of John Dudley, Viscount Lisle, Earl of Warwick and Duke of Northumberland 1502-1553.

After serving as deputy governor of English-occupied Calais and Lord High Admiral, Dudley fought in the invasion of Scotland and captured the French city of Boulogne. He was created Earl of Warwick and in 1547 became a member of the regency council that governed for the young Edward VI. After engineering the fall of the Duke of Somerset, Warwick assumed control of the regency. He became Duke of Northumberland in 1551 and ordered Somerset's arrest and execution in 1552. Northumberland imposed strict conformity to Protestant doctrine in support of the Reformation. In 1553 he persuaded the dying Edward VI to will the crown to his own daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey; thwarted by supporters of Mary Tudor he was arrested and executed for treason in 1553.

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Author(s):
Lindsay, Philip
Condition:
Good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Williams & Norgate Ltd

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About this item

Black cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Shelf wear along the edges of the hard covers and several faint marks on the back. Light foxing on the top and front edges and the pages are lightly tanned.

Six black and white plates.

This is a biography of John Dudley, Viscount Lisle, Earl of Warwick and Duke of Northumberland 1502-1553.

After serving as deputy governor of English-occupied Calais and Lord High Admiral, Dudley fought in the invasion of Scotland and captured the French city of Boulogne. He was created Earl of Warwick and in 1547 became a member of the regency council that governed for the young Edward VI. After engineering the fall of the Duke of Somerset, Warwick assumed control of the regency. He became Duke of Northumberland in 1551 and ordered Somerset's arrest and execution in 1552. Northumberland imposed strict conformity to Protestant doctrine in support of the Reformation. In 1553 he persuaded the dying Edward VI to will the crown to his own daughter-in-law, Lady Jane Grey; thwarted by supporters of Mary Tudor he was arrested and executed for treason in 1553.

Author(s):
Lindsay, Philip
Condition:
Good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Williams & Norgate Ltd

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