This Seminar Study introduces students to England's foreign policy during the reigns of the Tudor monarchs. In this succinct introduction the author addresses the key questions facing students - for example, to what extent did monarch or minister make policy. Each reign is analysed in turn providing a narrative and explanation of the major events and policy decisions throughout the Tudor period.
Table of Contents
Part One: The Background. 1. International Context. 2. Overseas Trade. 3. Military Resources. 4. The Making of Foreign Policy. Part Two: Analysis. 5. Henry VII. 6. Henry VIII. 7. Mid Tudor England 1540 - 63. 8. Elizabeth I 1564-1603. Part Three: Assessment. Part Four Documents.
Susan Doran is Senior Lecturer in History and Director of the History Programme at St Mary’s University College, a college of the University of Surrey