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The Ebbs and Flows of Fortune: The Life of Thomas Howard, Third Duke of Norfolk

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Thomas Howard became the third duke of Norfolk during the reign of Henry VIII and was involved in many of the most controversial episodes of that era. By some accounts Norfolk became known as the greatest soldier and aristocrat alive under Henry VIII's rule, in Britain a period of transition from medieval to modern and spanning the Renaissance and Reformation.

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Paperback, 408 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by University of Georgia Press
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Sarah Wagner
Oct 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
A very academic study of Thomas Howard, the 3rd Duke of Norfolk. Howard lived the tumultuous life of a Tudor politician, gaining both power through the Tudor monarchy, but also spending time out of favor and even imprisoned because of his family's indiscreet behavior. Thomas Howard is a good figure for study as his long life spanned the end of the Wars of the Roses, the early Tudor monarchy, the upheavals of Henry VIII, and even the changes enacted by Edward VI and Mary I. A good look at a noble ...more
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