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Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
by John Guy
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist “A triumph . . . a masterpiece full of fire and tragedy.” — Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana In the first full-scale biography of Mary Stuart in more than thirty years, John Guy creates an intimate and absorbing portrait of one of history’s greatest women, depicting her world...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel
by John Guy
A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history—the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honor   NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER •  NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY  KANSAS CITY STAR  AND...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs): The Quest for Fame
by John Guy
Charismatic, insatiable and cruel, Henry VIII was, as John Guy shows, a king who became mesmerized by his own legend - and in the process destroyed and remade England. Said to be a 'pillager of the commonwealth', this most instantly recognizable of kings remains a figure of extreme contradictions: magnificent and vengeful; a devout...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
The Children of Henry VIII
by John Guy
Behind the façade of politics and pageantry at the Tudor court, there was a family drama. Nothing drove Henry VIII, England's wealthiest and most powerful king, more than producing a legitimate male heir and so perpetuating his dynasty. To that end, he married six wives, became the subject of the most notorious divorce case of the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by John Guy
The monarchs of the Tudor period are among some of the most well-known figures in British history. John Guy presents a compelling and fascinating exploration of the Tudors in the new edition of this Very Short Introduction. Looking at all aspects of the period, from beginning to end, he considers Tudor politics, religion, and economics...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
A Daughter's Love: THOMAS MORE AND HIS DEAREST MEG
by John Guy
With the novelistic vividness that made his National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Queen of Scots “a pure pleasure to read” (Washington Post BookWorld), John Guy brings to life Thomas More and his daughter Margaret— his confidante and collaborator who played a critical role in safeguarding his legacy. Sir Thomas More’s life...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
The Tudors: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by John Guy
First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Guy's Very Short Introduction to The Tudors is the most authoritative short introduction to this age in British history. It offers a compelling account of the political, religious and economic changes of the country under such leading monarchs as...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; History
Cardinal Wolsey: A Students' Guide
by John Guy
"The Only Book About Cardinal Wolsey Written Specifically To Help YOU Get An 'A*' In A-Level History" Meticulously Researched and Referenced - Your Long Search For Reliable Information About Wolsey Is Over This fully updated (2013) book covers every Wolsey-related topic relevant to the AS/A2-level syllabus... The Rise of...
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Categories: History
The 'Mid-Tudor Crisis' and Reign of Elizabeth I - Collected Revision Notes for Students
by John Guy
This short collection brings together at a modest price a thematic selection of the handouts accompanying the various talks and presentations I’ve made on mid-Tudor and Elizabethan history mainly to A-level revision conferences since 2009. I have, where necessary, filled out the handouts so they are more relevant to readers who did not...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Elizabeth: The Later Years
by John Guy
COSTA AWARD FINALIST  ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR  FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEAR   “A fresh, thrilling portrait… Guy’s Elizabeth is deliciously human.” –Stacy Schiff,  The New York Times Book Review A groundbreaking reconsideration of our favorite Tudor queen, Elizabeth...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
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