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Loades, D. M.

Works: 155 works in 633 publications in 1 language and 25,022 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Naval history  Sources  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DA347, 274.206
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Most widely held works by D. M Loades
Mary Tudor : a life by D. M Loades( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reappraisal of Mary Tudor's life as an English monarch
Elizabeth I by D. M Loades( )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Elizabeth I, who reigned over Shakespeare's England and defeated the Spanish Armada, is familiar both from her portraits and as Gloriana, the Virgin Queen. Yet the reality of her character and her personal attitudes are harder to detect behind the public mask. Elizabeth I, a major biography by a leading Tudor expert to mark the four hundredth anniversary of her death in 1603, looks in detail behind the public life at the private woman. It treats at length her early years and examines her actions and policies as queen." "By any standards, her life was an extraordinary one: her father, Henry VIII, executed her mother, Anne Boleyn, for whose sake he had set up the Church of England; her sister, Queen Mary, came near to having her executed. Coming to the throne in 1558, she remained the only unmarried queen regnant in England's history, holding, for a woman, unprecedented power. She faced major religious and political problems at home and abroad for much of her reign, coping with them by a combination of guile, procrastination and shrewdness."--BOOK JACKET
The church of Mary Tudor by Eamon Duffy( )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reign of Queen Mary is popularly remembered largely for her re-introduction of Catholicism into England, and especially for the persecution of Protestants, memorably described in John Foxe's Acts and Monuments. Mary's brief reign has often been treated as an aberrant interruption of England's march to triumphant Protestantism, a period of political sterility, foreign influence and religious repression rightly eclipsed by the happier reign of her more sympathetic half-sister, Elizabeth. In pursuit of a more balanced assessment of Mary's religious policies, this volume explores the theology, pastoral practice and ecclesiastical administration of the Church in England during her reign. Focusing on the neglected Catholic renaissance which she ushered in, the book traces its influences and emphases, its methods and its rationales - together the role of Philip's Spanish clergy and native English Catholics - in relation to the wider influence of the continental Counter Reformation and Mary's humanist learning. Measuring these issues against the reintroduction of papal authority into England, and the balance between persuasion and coercion used by the authorities to restore Catholic worship, the volume offers a more nuanced and balanced view of Mary's religious policies. Addressing such intriguing and under-researched matters from a variety of literary, political and theological perspectives, the essays in this volume cast new light, not only on Marian Catholicism, but also on the wider European religious picture
Tudor Queens of England by D. M Loades( )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Elizabeth of York - wife of Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch - through to Elizabeth I, her grand-daughter and the last in the line, this book explores some of the most colourful and dramatic women in British history. Queen consorts were central to the Royal Court but their role has rarely been examined or contrasted with the better known ruling queens. How did they behave (in and out of the bedchamber)? How powerful were they as patrons of learning and the arts? What religious views did they espouse and why? How successful and influential were they?
The life and career of William Paulet (c.1475-1572), Lord Treasurer and first Marquis of Winchester by D. M Loades( )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite his remarkable, long, life at the centre of the Tudor court politics and English political life, this is the first full-length biography of Sir William Paulet. Born in Wiltshire in 1475, he lived to the advanced age of 97, during which time he held the posts of Lord Treasurer, Master of the King's Wards, Controller of the Household, Lord Chamberlain and President of the Council. His intimate involvement with royal government under three successive monarchs makes Paulet one of the most influential men of his age, and a fascinating subject with which to explore the economic, political an
The navy of Edward VI and Mary I ( )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reigns of Edward VI and Mary I, and the early years of Elizabeth I were vital times for naval administration and witnessed the apprenticeship of many who would lead the service later during Elizabeth's reign. This volume includes the extant Treasurer's and Victualler's accounts, with entries from the State Papers which augment the calendar summaries previously published. Documents are also printed for the first time from a variety of archives in Britain and abroad
The Oxford martyrs by D. M Loades( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tudor court by D. M Loades( Book )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tudor court was at once the political and cultural focus of the state and the setting for the monarch, who there exercised his or her patronage and attracted and rewarded service of all kinds. The author has written the first general account of this important and glamorous institution, whose structure, operation, and financing are of such fundamental importance in understanding how the Tudor monarchy worked. The Tudors were personal rulers, who set great store by their honour and prestige. Henry VIII and Elizabeth were particularly adept in creating powerful images for themselves, through court display and patronage, which contributed greatly to their authority at home and status abroad. In the sphere of domestic politics the role of the court was vital in providing a channel of access to the royal person. At the same time, the court's central position in the life of the nation ensured that it set the pace, not only socially and in the arts, but in religious and educational change. Using extensive quotations from contemporary sources, the author builds up a vivid picture of this amorphous, constantly changing entity and its evolution over the period into the most stable and organised royal household in Europe after the papacy. -- from Book Jacket
Two Tudor conspiracies by D. M Loades( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Revolution in religion the English Reformation, 1530-1570 by D. M Loades( )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reign of Mary Tudor : politics, government, and religion in England, 1553-1558 by D. M Loades( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reader's guide to British history ( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A masterful attempt to describe the historical secondary literature of the British Isles -- from prehistory to the present day -- the set is comprised of substantial essays of 1,000 to 3,000 words each on a wide array of subjects -- all written by pre-eminent scholars in language accessible to beginning students and advanced researchers. Each listed essay title is given a thorough annotation."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004
Politics and the nation 1450-1660; obedience, resistance and public order by D. M Loades( Book )
33 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry VIII : court, church and conflict by D. M Loades( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Henry VIII' focuses on the fluctuating, often fraught relationship between the king and his court, his Church and his people - and with the other powers of continental Europe, relations with whom were thrown into turmoil by Henry's successive marriages
Law and government under the Tudors : essays presented to Sir Geoffrey Elton, Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge, on the occasion of his retirement ( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a collection of specially commissioned research essays by scholars on the government of Tudor England
Intrigue and treason : the Tudor court, 1547-1558 by D. M Loades( Book )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From 1547 to 1558 the Crown of England was held first by a minor and then by the country's first Queen Regnant: Mary. It was Mary who shaped many of the conventions which Elizabeth then exploited, and she gets far too little credit for that. Intrigue and Treason shows how Elizabeth, in fact, deliberately set out to destroy her sister's reputation." "The mid-Tudor court remains relatively unknown, yet it was a critical age for the monarchy and the state. Intrigue and Treason uncovers the politics and culture, the strategies and entertainments of this period."--BOOK JACKET
The Tudors : the history of a dynasty by D. M Loades( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is about one of the most powerful and influential dynasties in English history, a dynasty of five monarchs who ruled their domain for over a century. The Tudors were concerned with building a government that would endure, hence their constant concern with succession, an anxiety which lasted throughout the century. Although all Tudor monarchs believed that their authority derived from God, they had different ways of expressing that conviction, and above all they believed in ruling with consent and advice. For this reason they built partnerships, not with the old nobility as their predecessors had done, but with the wider community of the gentry, and above all with parliament. These partnerships with the church and state lasted for centuries and still influence British politics today
The mid-Tudor crisis, 1545-1565 by D. M Loades( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tudor government : structures of authority in the Sixteenth Century by D. M Loades( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Book Examines the structures of power and jurisdiction that operated in Tudor England. It explains what the institutions of central government were designed to do and how they related to one another. It discusses, too, how order and obedience were supposed to be preserved in the countryside, and how the offices designed for that purpose worked in practice. In this book, Professor Loades highlights the complex links between the formal and informal systems of peace-keeping that functioned throughout the country, providing readers with an important context for the social and political developments of the age
England's maritime empire : seapower, commerce, and policy, 1490-1690 by D. M Loades( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This wide-ranging book spans the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and charts England's rise to international and colonial power. That rise was achieved, first through a growing awareness and then a conscious exploitation of England's powerful Atlantic situation and maritime potential." "Medieval England had been the focus of a fluctuating land based empire which had embraced much of France, but Early Modern England turned away from such aspirations and began to create a new role through developing sea power. This spread throughout the world beyond Europe, and particularly to the New World across the Atlantic, driven by ambitions which were commercial and intellectual rather than religious or dynastic." "Charting these developments, and the very origins of Empire, this book emphasises the increasing role of government; first in developing the navy, and then in deploying it to support commercial aggression. It is an important contribution to the imperial and naval history of Early Modern Britain."--Jacket
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Alternative Names
Loades, D.M
Loades, D. M. 1934-
Loades, D. M. (David Michael)
Loades, D. M. (David Michael), 1934-
Loades, David.
Loades David 1934-....
Loades, David Michael.
Loades, David Michael 1934-
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