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The Privy Council Under the Tudors: The Stanhope Essay, 1907 eustace percy

The Privy Council Under the Tudors: The Stanhope Essay, 1907

eustace percy

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331391357
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86 pages
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Excerpt from The Privy Council Under the Tudors: The Stanhope Essay, 1907To the student of the history of the English Privy Council the Tudor period is one of quite peculiar interest. It is true that it was not the time of that Councils greatestMoreExcerpt from The Privy Council Under the Tudors: The Stanhope Essay, 1907To the student of the history of the English Privy Council the Tudor period is one of quite peculiar interest. It is true that it was not the time of that Councils greatest power, for the days when, under the House of Lancaster, the influence of the Kings Councillors had overshadowed alike the Crown, the Parliament and the people, had passed away, never to return. Under the Tudor sovereigns the Council was for the most part little more than a tool. Henry VII. found it at his accession, fallen indeed in prestige and power, but still a strong organisation with a great past and great traditions.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.