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5 These fortunes may not have been characteristic, but clearly in the minds of the aristocracy crown service wedded to landed wealth represented the pathway to preferment in the early Tudor world. In addition, Tudor monarchs found power to rule in their considerable non-material authority. They paraded their semi-divine qualities and advertised their place in the world as representatives as well as protectors of their subjects.

Tudor England (London, 1960). the establishment of the tudor dynasty 27 Carpenter, Christine, Locality and Polity: A Study of Warwickshire Landed Society, 1401–1499 (Cambridge, 1992). Carpenter, Christine, The Wars of the Roses: Politics and the Constitution c. 1437–1509 (Cambridge, 1997). Chrimes, S. , Henry VII (London, 1972; 2nd edn. New Haven, 1999). Condon, Margaret, ‘Ruling elites in the reign of Henry VII’, in C. D. , Patronage, Pedigree and Power in Late Medieval England (Gloucester, 1979), pp.

The Reign of Henry VII (New York, 1968). Watts, John, “A New Ffundacion of is Crowne’: monarchy in the reign of Henry VII’, in B. , The Reign of Henry VII (Stamford, 1995), pp. 31–53. Wolffe, B. , The Royal Demesne in English History: The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm (London, 1971). FURTHER READING The standard biography of Henry VII’s reign remains S. B. Chrimes, Henry VII (1999), but R. L. Storey’s The Reign of Henry VII (1968) is also useful. Two recent textbooks on latemedieval England offer interesting but opposing views of Henry from a medievalist’s point of view: Tony Pollard’s Late Medieval England, 1399–1509 (1999) is reasonably positive about the reign while a hostile account of Henry can be found in Christine Carpenter’s The Wars of the Roses (1997).

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