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We all know the famous rhyme but do you know which Queen out-lived Henry VIII? Who ruled after his death? Or what life was like for Tudor children? This book helps you find out in Eyewitness Tudor and discover the deceit and treachery that blighted the Tudor period and lead to beheadings, burnings and War.

It''s time for the Tudors! This turbulent period in history is known for beheadings, burnings, and bloodshed. Expect no holds barred in this comprehensive reference title for children from the best-selling DK Eyewitness series.

Tudor England was lifted by trade and exploration, but blighted by treachery and rebellion. Experience the historic highs and the lows firsthand with Eyewitness Tudor. Hold court with Henry VIII and his long-suffering wives before making merry with high society enjoying their feasts and fashion. Walk among the ordinary folk, including market traders and street entertainers, and decide whether you would have liked growing up in Tudor times. If you want a project pick-me-up to assist with school studies or simply a fantastic read about our colourful past, look no further.

This updated edition is more informative and interactive than ever before, thanks to new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines. The giant fold-out wall chart presenting Tudor times will be a welcome addition to any bedroom or classroom wall.

Table of contents
  • 1: The Tudor dynasty
  • 2: The first Tudor
  • 3: Tudor England
  • 4: Food and feasting
  • 5: The court of Henry VIII
  • 6: A harsh life
  • 7: The art of war
  • 8: Henry VIII’s wives
  • 9: Conflict with Rome
  • 10: The Reformation
  • 11: Tudor childhood
  • 12: Bloody Mary
  • 13: Elizabeth I
  • 14: Tudor costume
  • 15: A golden age
  • 16: Trade and exploration
  • 17: Queen of Scots
  • 18: The Armada
  • 19: Tudor London
  • 20: Tudor entertainment
  • 21: End of an era
  • 22: Index

More Information
Author By (author) DK
Date Of Publication Mar 2, 2015
EAN 9780241187586
Contributors DK
Publisher Dk Children
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 217 mm
Height 280 mm
Thickness 5 mm
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Audience Age From 9 to 12
Weight 0.265000
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