Conrad Russell, 7 August 1986
Show More Revel, Riot and Rebellion: Popular Politics and Culture in England 1603-1660 by David Underdown.
Oxford, 324 pp., £17.50, November 1985, 0 19 822795 7Show More
The Reign of Henry VIII: Personalities and Politics by David Starkey.
George Philip, 174 pp., £9.95, November 1985, 0 540 01093 6Show More
“... quite as ruthless as that given by Reginald Pole. Dr Starkey, following an important article by Maria Dowling, treats Anne as a major political figure, a sort of honorary counsellor, and a crucial figure in the process by which Henry was weaned away from Rome. He also develops a dramatic case in favour of the view that Henry VIII’s will, in the form ...”