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Everyday Life in Tudor London

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ISBN-10: 1445645866

ISBN-13: 9781445645865

Edition: 2016

Authors: Stephen Porter

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Under the Tudors, London was a vibrant, growing city, whose population quadrupled during the course of the sixteenth century, despite devastating epidemics. It was by far the largest city in the country; the centre of government and the principal residence of the royal court; a thriving port that was also the focus of inland trade, with a range of manufacturing and service trades; the arena where the gentry and newly rich mercantile classes paraded their affluence; and the hub of English cultural life.The mid-Tudor period saw the far-reaching changes brought by the Reformation and the dissolution of the monasteries, with the accompanying persecutions, and there was fighting in the streets…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Stephen Porter, until his recent retirement, worked for over seventeen years for the Survey of London, a century-old project devoted to the history of London's built environment. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, has held research posts at the University of Oxford and lectured on London's history at the Museum of London. His other books include THE LONDON CHARTERHOUSE ('A model history' GILLIAN TINDALL, author of THE HOUSE BY THE THAMES & THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED THERE); THE GREAT PLAGUE ('An excellent introduction for the general reader' THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH), THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON and THE PLAGUES OF LONDON ('Breathes new life into the story of the plague in London' STEPHEN…