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Henry VI and the politics of kingship, John Watts

Label
Henry VI and the politics of kingship
Title
Henry VI and the politics of kingship
Statement of responsibility
John Watts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
320.942/09/024
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA257
LC item number
.W38 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Henry VI and the politics of kingship, John Watts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-385) and index
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: ideas and politics in fifteenth-century history -- 2. The conceptual framework. The norms of kingship in the later middle ages. The ideological impact of the civil wars. The political ideas of the nobility -- 3. Government. National government. Local government -- 4. Features of Henry VI's polity. The problem of the king's personality. The minority and its legacy -- 5. The years of transition, 1435-1445. The changing forms of government. The formation of a royal regime. Authority and politics, 1439-1445. Conclusion -- 6. The rule of the court, 1445-1450. The workings of the 'personal rule'. Suffolk and the household. Suffolk's policy and the nobility, 1445-1448. The decline and fall of Suffolk's regime, 1448-1450. Conclusion -- 7. The search for authority, 1450-1461. York and the common voice, 1450-1452. Somerset and the restoration of government, 1450-1453. The demise of the king, 1453-1456. The rule of the lords in the 1450s. The anarchy, 1456-1459
  • The common weal and the crown, 1459-1461 -- 8. Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 399 p.
Isbn
9780521420396
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
95038634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u984084-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AJT-8517
  • ltsw0140459
  • (OCoLC)33041739
Label
Henry VI and the politics of kingship, John Watts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-385) and index
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: ideas and politics in fifteenth-century history -- 2. The conceptual framework. The norms of kingship in the later middle ages. The ideological impact of the civil wars. The political ideas of the nobility -- 3. Government. National government. Local government -- 4. Features of Henry VI's polity. The problem of the king's personality. The minority and its legacy -- 5. The years of transition, 1435-1445. The changing forms of government. The formation of a royal regime. Authority and politics, 1439-1445. Conclusion -- 6. The rule of the court, 1445-1450. The workings of the 'personal rule'. Suffolk and the household. Suffolk's policy and the nobility, 1445-1448. The decline and fall of Suffolk's regime, 1448-1450. Conclusion -- 7. The search for authority, 1450-1461. York and the common voice, 1450-1452. Somerset and the restoration of government, 1450-1453. The demise of the king, 1453-1456. The rule of the lords in the 1450s. The anarchy, 1456-1459
  • The common weal and the crown, 1459-1461 -- 8. Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 399 p.
Isbn
9780521420396
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
95038634
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u984084-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AJT-8517
  • ltsw0140459
  • (OCoLC)33041739

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