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Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Glanmor Williams

Abstract

This is the first comprehensive history of the two decisive centuries which followed the defeat of Owain Glyndŵr in 1415. The fifteenth century was a time of resilience and recovery from the Rebellion, and one which saw the emergence of ruling gentry families, whose power, and that of the monarchy, was confirmed by the Tudor Act of Union, 1536–43. This was an age of outstanding personalities and achievements as impressive as they were diverse: such as Owain Glyndŵr, Henry Tudor, John Dee, Robert Devereux, William Morgan, Matthew Gough, and Robert Mansell. Throughout, the Welsh remained prouder ... More

Keywords: Owain Glyndŵr, Tudor Act of Union, Henry Tudor, John Dee, Robert Devereux, William Morgan, Matthew Gough, Robert Mansell, Wales, national identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780192852779
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Glanmor Williams, author
University College of Swansea

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