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Loades, D. M.

Works: 172 works in 892 publications in 1 language and 25,943 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Encyclopedias  Sources  Naval history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler
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Most widely held works by D. M Loades
Elizabeth I by D. M Loades( )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 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."--Jacket
Mary Tudor : a life by D. M Loades( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reappraisal of Mary Tudor's life as an English monarch
The reign of Mary Tudor : politics, government, and religion in England, 1553-1558 by D. M Loades( Book )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within a chronological framework, the author adopts a thematic approach to the reign. He examines the structure of the regime: Mary's Spanish marriage; the restoration of the Old Religion, Philip of Spain as king of England; Mary's government at work; religious reaction, and the English Church under Papal disfavour. A particular strength is the space devoted to financial affairs. The closing stages of the book consider the impact on government and finance of the war that darkened the end of Mary's reign and led to the loss of Calais
Tudor Queens of England by D. M Loades( )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: From convenient accessory to sovereign lady, this book assesses the critical, colourful and at times dramatic role of the Tudor Queens of England
The church of Mary Tudor by Eamon Duffy( )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the theology, pastoral practice, and ecclesiastical administration of the Church in England during Queen Mary's reign. Focusing on the neglected Catholic renaissance which she ushered in, the book traces its influences and emphases, its methods and its rationales, 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
Elizabethan naval administration by C. S Knighton( )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first general selection from the substantial body of surviving documents about Elizabeth's navy. It is a companion to The Navy of Edward VI and Mary I (Vol. 157 in the NRS Series), where the apparatus serving both volumes was printed, and it complements the other NRS volumes that deal specifically with the Spanish Armada. This collection concentrates (though not exclusively so) on the early years of Elizabeth's reign when there was no formal war. From 1558-1585 the navy was involved in a number of small-scale campaigns, pursuit of pirates and occasional shows of force. The documents selected emphasize the financial and administrative processes that supported these operations, such as mustering, victualing, demobilisation, and ship maintenance and repair. The fleet varied in size from about 30 to 45 ships during the period and a vast amount of maintenance and repair was required. The main component of the volume is the massively detailed Navy Treasurer's account for 1562-3 which is followed by and collated with the corresponding Exchequer Account. The documents illustrate just how efficiently the dockyards functioned. They were one of the great early Elizabethan achievements. -- Publisher website
The Oxford martyrs by D. M Loades( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tudor court by D. M Loades( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 877 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 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and career of William Paulet (c.1475-1572), Lord Treasurer and first Marquis of Winchester by D. M Loades( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Providing for the first time a full length account of Paulet's life and his extended role at the heart of Tudor government, this book will be welcomed by scholars of sixteenth-century England as an invaluable aid to better understanding the period. Taking a broadly chronological approach, the book presents the main features of his life against the turbulent background of mid-sixteenth-century history. As well as demonstrating how he managed to hold office under three monarchs - Edward VI. Mary I and Elizabeth I - with radically different religious policies, this book considers Paulet's considerable impact on the economic, political and ecclesiastical landscape of Tudor England."--BOOK JACKET
Revolution in religion : the English Reformation, 1530-1570 by D. M Loades( )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reader's guide to British history( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 775 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 )

40 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Navy of Edward VI and Mary I by C. S Knighton( )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While there were no great maritime victories or famous commanders during Edward VI and Mary I's reigns, it was a vital time for the administration of the navy. This volume includes all the extant Treasurer's and Victualler's accounts for the two reigns
The Tudors : the history of a dynasty by D. M Loades( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 677 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
Henry VIII : court, church and conflict by D. M Loades( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 622 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 )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of specially commissioned research essays by specialists on the government of Tudor England, designed as a tribute from a group of advanced students to their tutor
Intrigue and treason : the Tudor court, 1547-1558 by D. M Loades( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 480 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."--Jacket
Tudor government : structures of authority in the Sixteenth Century by D. M Loades( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 427 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
The mid-Tudor crisis, 1545-1565 by D. M Loades( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historians, like politicians, thrive on crises. Was there really a crisis in England between 1545 and 1565, or is this just an historian's way of describing a period in history when a lot of interesting things were happening?"--BOOK JACKET. "In reality the twenty years from 1545 to 1565 contained no more elements of crisis than other comparable periods. There were crises: a brief, but serious, collapse of the overseas cloth trade in 1551-52, and a confused royal succession in 1553. Inflation began to be a problem in about 1545, and remained so for the remainder of the century. The Church had already undergone a major revolution in the 1530s, and the mid-century period could be described as 'the search for a stable settlement', a search which had succeeded by 1565"--BOOK JACKET. "Indeed, the machinery of central and local government worked throughout this period, with only minor fluctuations in its efficiency and effectiveness. Although, therefore, there were crises within the mid-Tudor period, there was no fundamental threat to the state or society."--BOOK JACKET. "Mary and Northumberland's achievements in particular have been much underrated as governors in order, originally, to magnify those of Elizabeth and, in a sense, the mid-Tudor crisis was the creation of Elizabethan propaganda. David Loades rights the record and argues for the surprising stability of government during this period."--Jacket
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The church of Mary Tudor
Mary Tudor : a lifeThe reign of Mary Tudor : politics, government, and religion in England, 1553-1558Tudor Queens of EnglandThe church of Mary TudorTwo Tudor conspiraciesThe life and career of William Paulet (c.1475-1572), Lord Treasurer and first Marquis of WinchesterRevolution in religion : the English Reformation, 1530-1570Reader's guide to British history
Alternative Names
David Loades British historian

David Loades Brits historicus (1934-2016)

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 M.

Loades, David Michael

Loades, David Michael 1934-

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