Henry VIII's Military Revolution
The Armies of Sixteenth-century Britain and Europe
By (author) Raymond James
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Henry VIII's Military Revolution by Raymond James
Book DescriptionThe reign of Henry VIII saw a renascent militarism encapture England. Memories of great victories over the French remained fresh and resplendent in the psyche and pageantry of early-Tudor England, and the pursuit of glory on the battlefield and of due recognition of England as a major player in European power politics were the identifying features of Henry's reign. In an exciting new work, James Raymond traces the development of Henry's military establishment within the context of the wider European military revolution. Making use of extensive new research into the military literature of the mid-Tudor period, 'Henry VIII's Military Revolution' is able to root firmly the military theories of the time within the solid realities of Henry's army. Raymond pays particular attention to the rise of professionalism in the English military, and its adaptation to new technologies and ideas. In this vein, the career of Sir Christopher Morris, Henry's first professional artilleryman, is explored for the first time, casting light on the experience of day-to-day life in the English army of mid-Tudor England, and challenging the established view on the development of artillery both in England and in Europe. "Henry VIII's Military Revolution" develops and expands the argument that the English Army was up-to-date with its European contemporaries, and moves the English experience away from the periphery towards the centre of the debate on the European military revolution. The militarism of Henry VIII's England is seen through new eyes in this fascinating new work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845112608
(216mm x 138mm x 34mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Raymond James
James Raymond completed his PhD at the University of Exeter. He has held the positions of Teaching Fellow at King's College London and the Joint Services Command & Staff College and has taught at the University of Exeter on Early Modern military history and historical theory.
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