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Author Skidmore, Chris, 1981-

Title The rise of the Tudors : the family that changed English history / Chris Skidmore.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
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 Belmar Library  942.04 SKIDMORE    ON SHELF
 Edgewater Library  942.04 SKIDMORE    ON SHELF
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xxi, 437 pages, 8 leaves of plates : genealogical tables, illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Summary Recounts the rise of the Tudors from obscure Welsh gentry to powerful English monarchs and relates the events of the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, which resulted in the death of Richard III and the victory of Henry Tudor.
Note Originally published as: Bosworth. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 398-415) and index.
Contents Fortune's wheel -- To conquer or die -- Exile -- Usurpation -- Rebellion -- The rat, the cat and the dog -- A confederacy of rebels -- The spiral of decline -- March to war -- Secret friends -- The Battle -- Our victorious field -- Reward, retribution and reconciliation -- Bosworth rediscovered.
Subject Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485.
Henry VII, King of England, 1457-1509.
Bosworth Field, Battle of, England, 1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Richard III, 1483-1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Unif Title Bosworth
Call # 942.04 SKIDMORE
ISBN 9780312541392 (hardcover)
0312541392 (hardcover)