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Elton, G. R. (Geoffrey Rudolph)

Overview
Works: 647 works in 2,125 publications in 7 languages and 31,663 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Church history  Biography  Bibliography  Anecdotes  Miscellanea  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Director, ed
Classifications: D16, 942.05
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Most widely held works by G. R Elton
England under the Tudors by G. R Elton( Book )

161 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tudor period interpreted in the light of recent research
Reformation Europe, 1517-1559 by G. R Elton( Book )

148 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is G.R. Elton's classic account of the Reformation, revealing the issues and preoccupations which seemed central to the age and portraying its leading figures." "Elton here presents a lively and accessible overview of this key era in European history. The book gives full attention to religion and theology, restores Luther to the predominant position from which it had become fashionable to remove him, and focuses on Charles V as a pivotal player in the period."--Jacket
The Tudor constitution : documents and commentary by G. R Elton( Book )

77 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on J.R. Tanner's Tudor constitutional documents
Reform and Reformation--England, 1509-1558 by G. R Elton( Book )

44 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practice of history by G. R Elton( Book )

89 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book treats the study, writing and teaching of history as activities justified in themselves
The Tudor revolution in government; administrative changes in the reign of Henry VIII by G. R Elton( Book )

77 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a study of change in the methods and principles of English government in the sixteenth century, from the 'household' methods of the Middle Ages to the bureaucratic organization of a national monarchy. The most important decade, 1530-40, is given most concentrated attention, but the earlier and later phases are also touched upon. The study deals with the organs of central government: the financial machinery and the new courts; seals and secretariats and the rise of the secretary of state; the council and the making of the privy council; the royal household and its retirement from national government. When this neglected aspect of its history is studied, the sixteenth century is once again seen as an age of revolution. It becomes clear that it was Thomas Cromwell who was the principal figure in the government of the 1530's, and both his mind and his real intentions are shown in a fresh light
England, 1200-1640 by G. R Elton( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance and Reformation, 1300-1648 by G. R Elton( Book )

54 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Tudor and Stuart politics and government by G. R Elton( Book )

106 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume continues the publication of Professor Elton's collected papers on topics in the history of Tudor and Stuart England. All appeared between 1973 and 1981. As before, they are reprinted exactly as originally published, with corrections and additions in footnotes. They include the author's four presidential addresses to the Royal Historical Society and bring together his preliminary findings in the history of Parliament and its records. Several of them, which appeared in various collections and Festschriften, have been difficult to find, and some are taken from locations in Germany and the United States unfamiliar to English readers. The eight lengthy reviews here republished examine some of the major questions in the history of the age and throw light on the principles of investigation which underlie the author's own research
Policy and police; the enforcement of the Reformation in the age of Thomas Cromwell by G. R Elton( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English by G. R Elton( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the fifth century following the withdrawal of the Roman military establishment from England, the armed incursions of the Angles, Saxons, Jutes and others of the Barbarian tribes from across the North Sea increased, and soon became a surge. After a relatively short time the subjugation of the British was complete and England a patchwork of waring domains and isolated settlements. Yet within the space of two centuries the English (as the tribes may collectively be called) had achieved a sense of themselves that may fairly be described as nationhood. It is the evolution of this sense and of the distinctive characteristics of England and the English that gave it form and substance which Geoffrey Elton traces through twelve centuries."--Jacket
Reform and renewal : Thomas Cromwell and the common weal by G. R Elton( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern historians on British history, 1485-1945 : a critical bibliography, 1945-1969 by G. R Elton( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some 1,400 titles of books and associated articles written since World War II on British history during the period 1485 to 1945. Throughout the book the author appraises and comments on the new approaches and new lines of scholarly exploration. He treats historical writings both chronologically and topically, making liberal use of cross-references and providing author and subject indexes. A brief introductory chapter is followed by sections dealing with reference works, source materials, and general surveys. Individual chapters are devoted to each century and to social history and the history of ideas. Separate parts on Scotland and Ireland, covering each for the entire period, conclude the book
Which road to the past? : two views of history by Robert William Fogel( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Hebrew and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares statistical and traditional approaches to the study of history and discusses categories of evidence, standards of proof, and the proper subject matter for history
The Parliament of England, 1559-1581 by G. R Elton( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a comprehensive account of the parliament of early modern England at work, written by the leading authority on sixteenth-century English, constitutional and political history. Professor Elton explains how parliament dealt with bills and acts, discusses the many various matters that came to notice there, and investigates its role in political matters. In the process he proves that the prevailing doctrine, developed by the work of Sir John Neale, is wrong, that parliament did not acquire a major role in politics; that the notion of a consistent, body of puritan agitators in opposition to the government is mere fiction and, although the Commons processed more bills than the House of Lords, the Lords occupied the more important and influential role. Parliament's fundamental function in the government of the realm lay rather in the granting of taxes and the making of laws. The latter were promoted by a great variety of interests - the Crown, the Privy Council, the bishops, and particularly by innumerable private initiators. A very large number of bills failed, most commonly for lack of time but also because agreement between the three partners (Queen, Lords and Commons) could not be reached
Political history; principles and practice by G. R Elton( Book )

32 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and Japanese and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F.W. Maitland by G. R Elton( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reformation, 1520-1559 by G. R Elton( Book )

96 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and German and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second enlarged edition of a familiar standard work, first published in 1958. Like its predecessor, it describes the open conflicts of the Reformation from Luther's first challenge to the uneasy peace of the 1560s
Star Chamber stories by G. R Elton( Book )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories which reveals the real, and sometimes comic, side of the functioning of the Star Chamber
Tudor rule and revolution : essays for G.R. Elton from his American friends( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ehrenberg, Gottfried Rudolf

Ehrenberg, Gottfried Rudolf 1921-1994

Elton G. R.

Elton, G.R. 1921-1994

Elton, Geoffrey.

Elton, Geoffrey 1921-

Elton, Geoffrey 1921-1994

Elton, Geoffrey R.

Elton, Geoffrey R. 1921-

Elton, Geoffrey R. 1921-1994

Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph

Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph 1921-1994

Elton, Geoffrey Sir

Elton, Geoffrey, Sir 1921-1994

Geoffrey Elton Brits schrijver

Geoffrey Rudolph Elton

Geoffrey Rudolph Elton deutschstämmiger britischer Historiker

엘턴, G. R

엘턴, R

제프리 엘턴

エルトン, G. R

ジョフリー・エルトン

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Reformation Europe, 1517-1559The Tudor constitution : documents and commentaryThe practice of historyThe Tudor revolution in government; administrative changes in the reign of Henry VIIIEngland, 1200-1640Studies in Tudor and Stuart politics and governmentPolicy and police; the enforcement of the Reformation in the age of Thomas CromwellThe English