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Sep 27, 2014 Aaron Crofut rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I bought this at a dime book sale last year. English history is incredibly important to understanding our own history, but it is also one of my weaker areas, so I figured a ten cent investment here wasn't unreasonable. Given the title, I wasn't expecting a page turner, but I was happily surprised by how well written the book is. It presented the best defense of the Tudor dynasty I have ever heard. Very strong monarchs, yes, but not tyrants. Coming out of the War of the Roses, England desperately ...more