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Author Skidmore, Chris, 1981- author.

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

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  942.04 SKI    AVAILABLE
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Description xxi, 437 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Note Originally published as: Bosworth. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references 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 of Bosworth -- Our victorious field -- Reward, retribution and reconciliation -- Bosworth rediscovered.
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.
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.
Added Title Bosworth : the birth of the Tudors.
ISBN 9780312541392 (hardcover)
0312541392 (hardcover)
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