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Author Penn, Thomas

Title Winter king : Henry VII and the dawn of Tudor England / Thomas Penn

Publ Info New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
 CCRI-Warwick  DA330 .P46 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DA330 .P46 2012    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DA330 .P46 2012    AVAILABLE
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Descript xiv, 448 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Originally published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd., 2011
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: Red rose, avenger of the white -- Blood and roses -- Not a drop of doubtful royal blood -- Richmond -- He seeks in all places to destroy me -- Now must you supply the mother's part also -- Change of worlds -- No sure way -- Council learned -- Our second treasure -- Null and void -- This day came De la Pole -- New heaven, new earth -- A state of avarice -- Extraordinary justice -- Courage to be bold -- Savage harshness made complete -- The art of dying -- Rich, ferocious, thirsting for glory
Note Profiles Henry VII as an enigmatic and ruthless king of a country ravaged by decades of conspiracy and civil war, discussing the costs of establishing a Tudor monarchy and the ways he set the stage for Henry VIII's reign
LC subject Henry VII, King of England, 1457-1509
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1509
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VII, 1485-1509
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Tudor, House of
ISBN 9781439191569