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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 post-war revises., 1954 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/424A-E

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties], "P A's", or first, second, fourth, fifth, or sixth revise) and typed drafts for: chapters entitled "The Dictatorship of Henry VII" or "Despotism by Consent", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "Dissolution" or "The End of the Monasteries", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs" or "The Protestant Struggle", "Good Queen Bess", "The Invincible Armada", "The New World", "Gloriana", "The Round World", "The Tudor Dynasty", "King Henry VIII", and "Cardinal Wolsey"; provisional chapter lists; the preface to the volume; a Tudor and Stuart family tree.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, printers, etc.] including: WSC, "D K" [Denis] Kelly, "A H" [Alan Hodge], "D H P " [Donald Pennington of Manchester University], [Joel] Hurstfield, and [Charles] Wood.


  • Creation: 1954 - 1956

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5 file(s) (5 files (567 loose folios))

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