Mary and Philip

Mary and Philip The Marriage of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain - Studies in Early Modern European History

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Synopsis

The co-monarchy of Mary I and Philip II put England at the heart of early modern Europe. This positive reassessment of their joint reign counters a series of parochial, misogynist and anti-Catholic assumptions, correcting the many myths that have grown up around the marriage and explaining the reasons for its persistent marginalisation in the historiography of sixteenth-century England. Using new archival discoveries and original sources, the book argues for Mary as a great Catholic queen, while fleshing out Philip's important contributions as king of England. It demonstrates the many positive achievements of this dynastic union in everything from culture, music and art to cartography, commerce and exploration. An important corrective for anyone interested in the history of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526142238
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 942.0540922
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: ix, 279 , 16 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 620g
Height: 239mm
Width: 139mm
Spine width: 26mm