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Who was Henry VII? The 500th anniversary of the death of the first Tudor King (1509-2009)

This issue contains 11 articles by leading scholars of the reign, together with the guest editor’s introduction (in addition to his two articles), and an impressively extensive bibliography of primary and secondary sources including unpublished theses. Horowitz emphasises the importance of Henry VII in English history and sums up the theme of this special issue:Continue reading “Who was Henry VII? The 500th anniversary of the death of the first Tudor King (1509-2009)”

Response to Review no. 334

I am grateful to Professor John Cramsie for his characteristically insightful, generous and knowledgeably nuanced review of my King James. My comments are intended merely to add to the points for discussion which he raised. First, I’d like to emphasise that the book is not simply aimed at students – although I hope they willContinue reading “Response to Review no. 334”

Conrad Russell

Russell, Conrad Sebastian Robert, Fifth Earl Russell (1937–2004) Conrad Russell, the fifth Earl Russell, historian of 16th- and 17th-century Britain, was the younger son of the mathematician, philosopher, political activist and Nobel prize winner Bertrand Russell. After a difficult childhood, overshadowed by his father’s celebrity and the very public breakup of his parents’ marriage, heContinue reading “Conrad Russell”