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Thomas Cromwell : : a Revolutionary Life

MacCulloch, Diarmaid. Book - 2018 921 Cromwell, Thomas, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Historical Figures / Cromwell, Thomas 3 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 3.9 out of 5

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Introduction -- Journeys. Ruffian ; The return of the native ; In the Cardinal's service: 1524-1528 ; Managing failure: 1528-1529 ; Serving two masters: 1530 -- New wine. Council and Parliament: 1531 ; New Year's gifts: 1532 ; Making a difference: 1532 ; A royal marriage: 1532-1533 -- Touching pitch. Treason in prospect: 1533-1534 ; Spirituals: 1534-1535 ; Deaths for religion: 1535 ; Progresses and scrutinies: 1535-1536 ; Surrenders and the scaffold: 1536 -- Power and its reward. Summer opportunities: 1536 ; Grace for the Commonwealth: 1536 ; The reckoning: 1537 ; The King's uncle?: 1537-1538 ; Cutting down trees: 1538 -- Nemesis. Shifting dynasties: 1538-1539 ; Stumbling blocks: 1539 ; Downfall: 1539-1540 ; Futures.
Examines the life of King Henry VIII's right-hand man, who did everything he could to secure the future of a son he loved dearly, but who ultimately could not control the unpredictable monarch.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Viking, [2018]
Year Published: 2018
Description: 728 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780670025572
0670025577

SUBJECTS
Cromwell, Thomas, -- Earl of Essex, -- 1485?-1540.
Statesmen -- England -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1509-1547.
Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Biography.