By Stephen Alford

This ebook is a reconstruction of the kingship and politics of the 3rd Tudor king of britain, Edward VI (born 1537), who reigned among 1547 (from the age of 9) until eventually his loss of life in 1553. The reign has frequently been interpreted as a interval of political instability, in general a result of king's age. This publication explores how the reign used to be remarkably good; and likewise how, throughout the reign of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) the Edwardian notion of what it used to be to be a monarch--and a few of the comparable males who had served Edward VI as councillors and courtiers--dominated Tudor politics.

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