Bibliography: Tudor England


  • Brigden, Susan. New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors, 1485-1603. New York: Viking, 2001.
  • Bucholz, Robert and Newton Key. Early Modern England, 1485-1714. A Narrative History. 2nd ed. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
  • Guy, John. Tudor England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.
  • Lockyer, Roger. Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1714. 3rd ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2005.
  • Smith, Alan G. R. The Emergence of a Nation State: The Commonwealth of England, 1529-1660. 2nd ed. London: Longman, 1997.
  • Williams, Penry. The Later Tudors: England 1547-1603. Oxford: Oxford, 1998.


Wars of the Roses

  • Carpenter, Christine. The Wars of the Roses: Politics and the Constitution in England, c. 1437-1509. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Gillingham, John. The Wars of the Roses. New ed. London: Phoenix, 2001.
  • Goodman, Anthony. The Wars of the Roses: Military Activity and English Society, 1452-97. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2003.
  • Hicks, M. A. The Wars of the Roses. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.
  • Storey, R. L. The End of the House of Lancaster. Rev. 2nd ed. Gloucester: Sutton, 1999.



  • Alford, Stephen. Burghley: William Cecil at the Court of Elizabeth I. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
  • Bernard, G. W. Power and Politics in Tudor England: Essays. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000.
  • Brennan, Gillian E. Patriotism, Power, and Print: National Consciousness in Tudor England. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 2003.
  • Coleman, Christopher. Revolution Reassessed: Revisions in the History of Tudor Government and Administration. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986.
  • Collinson, Patrick. Richard Bancroft and Elizabethan Anti-Puritanism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph. The Tudor Constitution: Documents and Commentary. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph. The Tudor Revolution in Government: Administrative Changes in the Reign of Henry 8. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974.
  • Graves, Michael A. R. Early Tudor Parliaments, 1485-1558. Harlow, Essex, England: Longman, 1990.
  • Guy, J. A. The Tudor Monarchy. London: Arnold, 1997.
  • Hammer, Paul E. J. The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-1597. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • Hoak, Dale Eugene. Tudor Political Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • MacCulloch, Diarmaid. The Reign of Henry VIII: Politics, Policy, and Piety. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.


Religion and Reformation

  • Brown, Sylvia Monica. Women, Gender, and Radical Religion in Early Modern Europe. Leiden: Brill, 2007.
  • Dickens, Arthur Geoffrey. The English Reformation. 2nd ed. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996.
  • Duffy, Eamon. Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.
  • Duffy, Eamon. The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, C.1400-C.1580. 2nd ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.
  • Haigh, Christopher. The English Reformation Revised. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  • Heal, Felicity. Reformation in Britain and Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • Jones, Norman L. The English Reformation: Religion and Cultural Adaptation. Oxford: Blackwell, 2002.
  • MacCulloch, Diarmaid. Reformation: Europe’s House Divided, 1490-1700. London: Allen Lane, 2003.
  • Peters, Christine. Patterns of Piety: Women, Gender, and Religion in Late Medieval and Reformation England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Scarisbrick, J. J. The Reformation and the English People. Oxford: Blackwell, 1985.
  • Shagan, Ethan H. Popular Politics and the English Reformation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Thomas, Keith. Religion and the Decline of Magic. New York: Scribner, 1971.
  • Walsham, Alexandra. The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • Wooding, Lucy E. C. Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000.


Art and Culture

  • Fox, Adam. Oral and Literate Culture in England, 1500-1700. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000.
  • King, John N. Tudor Royal Iconography: Literature and Art in an Age of Religious Crisis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.
  • Peltonen, Markku. Classical Humanism and Republicanism in English Political Thought, 1570-1640. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • Pincombe, Michael. Elizabethan Humanism: Literature and Learning in the Later Sixteenth Century. London: Longman, 2001.
  • Sharpe, Kevin and Steven N. Zwicker. Reading, Society, and Politics in Early Modern England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Thurley, Simon. The Royal Palaces of Tudor England: Architecture and Court Life, 1460-1547. New Haven: Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 1993.
  • Tudor Symposium and Michael Pincombe. The Anatomy of Tudor Literature: Proceedings of the First International Conference of the Tudor Symposium (1998). Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001.
  • Woolfson, Jonathan. Reassessing Tudor Humanism. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.



  • Asch, Ronald G. Nobilities in Transition, 1550-1700: Courtiers and Rebels in Britain and Europe. London: Arnold, 2003.
  • Coward, Barry and Barry Coward. Social Change and Continuity: England 1550-1750. Rev. ed. London: Longman, 1997.
  • Dyer, Christopher. An Age of Transition? Economy and Society in England in the Later Middle Ages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.
  • Gaskill, Malcolm. Crime and Mentalities in Early Modern England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • Kesselring, K. J. Mercy and Authority in the Tudor State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Levin, Carole and R. O. Bucholz. Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
  • Slack, Paul. The English Poor Law, 1531-1782. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
  • Ward, Joseph Patrick. Violence, Politics, and Gender in Early Modern England. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.