This updated second edition traces the theme of domestic politics throughout the period 1509-47. Major figures such as Henry himself, Thomas Wolsey and Thomas Cromwell are considered in detail, as well as the development in the political system that some historians have seen as taking place during this period. Considerable emphasis is placed on the historiographical debate surrounding the subject.
The updated study guides provide a firm basis for answering AS and A level source-based and extended writing questions. The second edition of "Henry VIII and the Reformation in England", by the same author, completes the coverage of this historically significant reign