Tudor Tracts 1532-1588.
Archibald Constable and Co., Ltd.
With an introduction by a. f. pollard, m.a., f.r.hist.s. (an english garner).
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xxxvi + 520 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt. Extremities worn, and fly leaves browned; otherwise a very good clean ex-library copy with class no. on spine and neat label on front pastedown. Illustrated by facsimiles or reprints of original title pages and by text figures. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes, by initials and by title page device. The contents of this selection of twenty one Tudor Tracts in the English Garner series, include original texts on the coronation of Anne Boleyn, the fighting for Calais in 1532 and 1558, expeditions into Scotland in 1539 and 1544, The History of Wyatt's Rebellion of 1554, the reign of Queen Mary and verse rendering of the Register of Martyrs, the imprisonment of Princess Elizabeth and her Coronation Procession as Queen, and the Spanish Armada. These texts were reprinted from the eight volumes of the English Garner, 1877-90, by Professor Edward Arber (1836-1912). Albert Frederick Pollard (1869-1948) was a leading historian of the early twentieth century, who specialised in the Tudor period and helped establish history as an academic discipline. A professor at University College, London, he was one of the founders of the Historical Association in 1906, edited two history journals and made numerous contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography.
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