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1000 Tudor People will be published on 28th March 2024. The books will be despatched from the publisher as soon as they are available.

The lives and deaths of one thousand Tudor people are explored in this single, authoritative volume by Melita Thomas, one of the editors of Tudor Times.  Meet monarchs and magicians, philosophers and poets, gardeners, musicians, rebels, witches, and many more.

As well as biographies, 1000 Tudor People has timelines, family trees, and an introduction to the Tudor world, encompassing agriculture, economics, the Reformation, and even naming conventions.

‘An invaluable and highly reliable source for anyone interested in the Tudors, lavishly illustrated and commendably straightforward to use.’ Dr Linda Porter, historian and author.

'Meticulously and painstakingly researched, with its eye for minute detail, Melita Thomas's 1000 Tudor People will provide a valuable resource for Tudor scholars and enthusiasts alike. An incredible achievement.' Dr Nicola Tallis, historian, author, broadcaster.

'This encyclopaedic work sets a gold standard in Tudor scholarship. Backed by extensive and authoritative research, it's a fabulous guide to the movers and shakers of Tudor England and an essential handbook for anyone interested in the period. Just stunning. I cannot recommend it highly enough.' Alison Weir, bestselling author. 

'1000 Tudor People is an absolute treasure trove and a must for anyone working on or interested in the Tudor period. It is a rich resource with helpful contextual material, timelines, genealogies and beautiful illustrations which accompany the impressive number of biographies. It is a very useful reference work as well as an enjoyable read, recommended!' Dr Elena Woodacre, Reader in Renaissance History, University of Winchester.


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