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AYRIS PAUL
Cranmer Primate of all England (inscribed by the Archbishop of Canterbury)
London, The British Library, 1989. Wrappers, 48 pp. Catalogue of a Quincentenary Exhibition at the British Library 28/10/1989-21/1/1990. Illustrations in BW. 89 items in the catalogue. Thomas Cranmer (2 July 1489 – 21 March 1556) was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI. He helped build a favourable case for Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon which resulted in the separation of the English Church from union with the Holy See. Along with Thomas Cromwell, he supported the principle of royal supremacy in which the king was considered sovereign over the Church within his realm. Goed/Bon état/Good/Gut
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Book number: 19900055
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Keywords: Cranmer, Henry VIII, Pope, archbishop of Canterbury, Cromwell, monasteries, Anna Boleyn, reformation, humanism, Thomas More

 
BAGLEY J.J. AND ROWLEY P.B.
A Documentary History of England Vol 1 (1066- 1540)
Hammondsworth, Penguin, 1966. 1st Hardcover with ill. dj. sewn, 269 pp. glossary, index, bibliography to each chapter. Studies 14 key documents, from the coronation Charter of Henry I (1100) to the Act for the Dissolution of the Greater Monasteries (1539, full text given on pp. 241-251) and includes such crucial documents as the Magna Carta, the Cosmography of John Holywood and the Poor Law of 1388. Volume I only. Good.
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Book number: 19660070
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Keywords: Valor Ecclesiasticus, Cromwell, Henry VIII, land, property, politics, monasteries, 1536, apologia, preamble, flattery, Waltham Abbey

 
BARENDSE R.J.
Epos van het Brits imperium
Amsterdam, Balans, 2001. Hardcover, stofwikkel, in-8, 630 pp. enkele foto's, bibliografie, noten, index. Populariserende geschiedschrijving. Barendse is historicus en was verbonden aan de univ Leiden. Very good
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Book number: 201403112103
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BRIGGS ASA
England in the Age of Improvement 1783-1867 [A History of England].
London, Folio Society, 1999. 4to. Blue buckram, gilt titles, 498 pp. Blue slipcase. Illustrations: 16 colour and 30 BW photos. Near fine
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Book number: 19650046
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BRIGGS ASA
A social history of England.
London, Book Club Associates, 1984. Hardcover, illustrated dj, 448 pp. Index. Illustrations & maps in BW & colour. Note LT: the dissolution of the monasteries (1536 and 1538-1540) enriched the Crown (Henry VIII) but much of the land was sold to the already landed gentry (162-164). Very good
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Book number: 19830092
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.68 | £UK 13.75 | JP„ 1872]
Keywords: enclosures, steam, poverty, plague, pest, 1666: London in fire, railway network in 1870

 
CAHEN LÉON, BRAURE MAURICE
L'Evolution politique de l'Angleterre Moderne 1485-1660
Paris, Michel Albin, 1960. L'évolution de l'humanité, fondée par Henri Berr. Softcover, in-8, xxxvii + 684 pp. 3 tableaux généalogiques (Lancaster & York, Tudors, Stuarts), 3 cartes dont une dépliante en fin d'ouvrage, bibliographie, index. Very good
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Book number: 19600114
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Keywords: Henry VII, Henry VIII, Anna Boleyn, monasteries, dissolution, Cranmer, Cromwell

 
CANNADINE DAVID
The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy
NY/London, Doubleday, 1990. Pb, 813 pp. Illustrations in BW. Index, bibliography, lists. The New York Times wrote: ""A brilliant, multifaceted chronicle of economic and social change . a remarkable achievement."" Note LT: Cecil Rhodes (411-412, speculation on gold mines (413), important epilogue gives an overview (697-709), land in Ireland/Eire (105), land in Wales (106), land ownership, estate, country houses (119). Good
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Book number: 19900090
€  40.00 [Appr.: US$ 47.14 | £UK 36.25 | JP„ 4993]
Keywords: grondprijzen, grondbezit, onroerende goed, immobiliėn, elite, peers, House of Lords, House of Commons, Rhodesia, directors of companies,

 
CANNADINE DAVID
History in our time.
New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover, dj, large 8vo, XI + 308 pp. Index. Essays on 19th and 20th c. Great Britain, full of human detail, sceptical and fair-minded treatment of his subjects. 800 gram. Cannadine, °Birmingham, 1950, Director of the Institute of Historical Research in London. In chapter 16 DC discribes how the Empire was won and for what reasons. In ch. 22 he deals with the personality of the 'Colossus' Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902) and his African dream 'from the Cape to Cairo'. C. argues that we will never understand Rhodes if we refuse to see the broader historical perspective of this titan, who was in fact no exception in his time. There were many more 'robber-baron plutocrats' like Rhodes. Near fine
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Book number: 19980133
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Keywords: Empire, Rhodes

 
CANNADINE DAVID (EDITOR), DAVIES JOHN, TRAINOR RICHARD, LIDDLE JOHN, ROBERTS RICHARD
Patricians, Power and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Towns.
Leicester, Leicester University Press, 1982. Hardcover, dustwrapper, xi + 227 pp. illustrations and maps, notes and bibliography, index, genealogical tables (Bute family, Dartmouth family, Dudley family, Scarisbrick family, Hesketh family. In the collection ""Themes in urban history"". This collection of essays explores the interrelationship between the survival of the patrician, landed elite, and the growth and development of a preponderantly urban society. Very good
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Book number: 19820098
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Keywords: urbanisatie

 
CHASSAIGNE PHILIPPE
Histoire de l'Angleterre des origines à nos jours
Paris, Flammarion, 2008. Poche, 608 pp. cartes, statistiques, index, bibliographie. Edition mise ą jour 2008. Chassaigne est prof ą Tours. Very good/Trčs bel état/Sehr gut/Zeer goed
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Book number: 201805081823
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Keywords: Henry VIII

 
CHECKLAND S.G., BRIGGS ASA (INTRODUCTION)
The rise of industrial society in England 1815-1885. Social and economic history of England.
London, Longman, 1971. Pb, in-8, xiv + 471 pp. maps, bibliography, index. Contains a map of the arable acreage in 1870. Crack in cover; Otherwise good copy
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Book number: 19640094
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Keywords: landed elite, landed upper class, grootgrondbezit, lease

 
CLAYTON ANTHONY
The British Empire as a Superpower, 1919-39
Athens, The University of Georgia Press, 1986. Hardcover, dj, xiv + 545 pp. 15 maps, bibliography, index. Very good/Trčs bel état/Sehr gut/Zeer goed
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Book number: 201803250410
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COLEMAN D.C.
The Economy of England 1450-1750
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1978. Pb, in-8, 223 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Very good
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Book number: 19770124
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Keywords: dissolution of the monasteries, land ownership, Henry VIII, peers

 
COLLINSON PATRICK (EDITOR)
The Sixteenth Century 1485-1603 [Tudor England]
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002. Pb 306 pp. Bibliography, index, time table, glossary, maps (BW). Well written introduction to the century of the Tudors. Very good
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Book number: 20020052
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Keywords: Henry VIII, Cromwell, monasteries

 
COOPER MICHAEL
Robert Hooke and the rebuilding of London
Stroud, Sutton, 2005. 2nd edit. Pb, grand in-8, 271 pp. illustrations and maps in BW, notes, bibliography, index. Hooke (1635-1703). Very good
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Book number: 20030133
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