Tudor Dynastic Problems: 1460-1571 (Historical Problems) (Paperback)
Originally published in 1973, this book provides a detailed history and analysis of Tudor dynastic problems from their origin in 1460 when Richard of York asserted his claim to the crown, to 1571 when Elizabeth I's second Treasons Act virtually established parliamentary statute as the constitutional way to settle questions of succession. The book deals with each important development and provides a comparison Of the dynastic attitudes of the three great Tudors which should be an important component in appraisals of these monarchs. The study is supplemented by documents some of which had never been printed before which supply the reader with contemporary evidence to help them reach their own conclusions.
About the Author
Mortimer Levine was Professor of History at the University of West Virginia, USA.