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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation" and included in volume 2, "The New World"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/405

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs and typed and manuscript drafts (marked printer's copy, first revise and second revise) for: chapters entitled "The Age of Expansion", "The Dictatorship of Henry VII" or "The Tudor Dictatorship", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "King Henry VIII", "Dissolution", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs", "The Catholic Counterblast" or "Bloody Mary", "Elizabeth", "The (Invincible) Armada", and "Edward VI"; and provisional chapter lists.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: WSC, "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], "Y" [George] Young, [William] Deakin, [Grace Hamblin], [Charles Wood], [John] Wheldon, and "A" [Maurice] Ashley.


  • Creation: [1938] - [1945]

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