1. General Works & Background Reading 5 items
    These general works will give you an introduction to the weird and wonderful world of Tudor England. They may be useful to refer to throughout the course, although they will not necessarily be featured in every reading list.
    1. Tudor England - J. A. Guy 1990

      Book Essential

    2. Tudor England - J. A. Guy 1988

      Book Essential

  2. Week 2 - Riot and Rebellion 43 items
    1. Core Reading 4 items
      1. Popular Politics and the English Reformation - Ethan H. Shagan 2002

        Book Essential Read Politics and the Pilgrimage of Grace revisited, pages 89-128

      2. Popular politics and the English Reformation - Ethan H. Shagan 2003

        Book Essential Read Politics and the Pilgrimage of Grace revisited, pages 89-128

      3. The 1549 rebellions and the making of early modern England - Andy Wood 2007

        Book Essential Read The 1549 Rebellions, pages 21-69

      4. The 1549 Rebellions and the Making of Early Modern England - Andy Wood 2007

        Book Essential Read The 1549 Rebellions, pages 21-69

    2. Further Reading - Tudor Rebellions 3 items
      1. Tudor rebellions - Diarmaid MacCulloch, Anthony Fletcher 2020

        Book Essential

      2. Riot, rebellion and popular politics in early modern England - Andy Wood 2002

        Book Recommended

    3. Further Reading - The Pilgrimage of Grace 15 items
      1. The pilgrimage of grace and the politics of the 1530s - R. W. Hoyle 2001

        Book Recommended

      2. The pilgrimage of grace and the politics of the 1530s - R. W. Hoyle 2001

        Book Recommended

    4. Further Reading - The 1549 Rebellions 15 items
      1. The Western rising, 1549: the Prayer Book rebellion - Philip Caraman 1994

        Book Background

      2. Kett's Rebellion: the Norfolk rising of 1549 - Stephen K. Land 1977

        Book Background

      3. Kett's Rebellion in Context - Diarmaid MacCulloch 1979

        Article Recommended

      4. Kett's Rebellion in Context - Julian Cornwall 1981

        Article Recommended

      5. Medieval Norwich - Carole Rawcliffe, R. G. Wilson 2004

        Book Recommended Chapter 12 - Andy Wood, 'Kett's rebellion'

    5. Further Reading - The Northern Rebellion 6 items
      1. The Northern Rebellion of 1569: faith, politics and protest in Elizabethan England - K. J. Kesselring 2007

        Book Essential

      2. The Last principality: politics, religion and society in the bishopric of Durham, 1494-1660 - David Marcombe, University of Nottingham. Dept. of Adult Education 1987

        Book Recommended Chapter - ‘A Rude and Heady People: The Local Community and the Rebellion of the Northern Earls’

  3. Week 3 - Religious Persecution 40 items
    1. Core Reading 4 items
      1. Charitable hatred: tolerance and intolerance in England, 1500-1700 - Alexandra Walsham 2006

        Book Recommended Not compulsory reading for the seminar, but it covers the whole period.

      2. Salvation at stake: Christian martyrdom in early modern Europe - Brad S. Gregory 1999

        Book Recommended Not compulsory reading for the seminar, but it covers the whole period.

    2. Further Reading - Henrician England 9 items
    3. Further Reading - Marian England 12 items
      1. The Oxford martyrs - D. M. Loades 1970

        Book Background

      2. Heresy executions in Reformation Europe, 1520–1565 - William Monter

        Chapter Background Useful broader European context.

      3. Marian protestantism: six studies - Andrew Pettegree 1996

        Book Essential

      4. Religious radicals in Tudor England - J. W. Martin 1989

        Book Recommended Read The Protestant Underground Congregations of Mary’s Reign

      5. Religious Radicals in Tudor England

        Book Recommended Read The Protestant Underground Congregations of Mary’s Reign

      6. Reformation unbound: Protestant visions of reform in England, 1525-1590 - Karl Gunther 2014

        Book Recommended Read Anti-Nicodemism as a way of life, pages 97-130

      7. Reformation Unbound - Karl Gunther 2014

        Book Recommended Read Anti-Nicodemism as a way of life, pages 97-130

      8. Reginald Pole: prince and prophet - Thomas F. Mayer 2000

        Book Background Especially chapters 7-8.

    4. Further Reading - Elizabethan England 15 items
      1. The watchers: a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I - Stephen Alford 2012

        Book Recommended

      2. Catholics and the 'Protestant nation': religious politics and identity in early modern England - Ethan H. Shagan 2005

        Book Recommended Chapter by Michael Questier, 'Elizabeth and the Catholics'

      3. Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain - Alexandra Walsham 2014

        Book Recommended

      4. The English Catholic community, 1570-1850 - John Bossy 1975

        Book Recommended

      5. The English Catholic community, 1570-1850 - John Bossy 1979

        Book Recommended

      6. John Foxe and his world - Christopher Highley, John N. King 2002

        Book Recommended Chapter by Christopher Highley, ‘Roman Catholicism: Richard Verstegan’s Book of Martyrs’

  4. Week 4 - Salvation and Damnation 20 items
    1. Further Reading - Purgatory & Hell 7 items
      1. Indulgences in late medieval England: passports to paradise? - R. N. Swanson 2007

        Book Recommended

      2. The stripping of the altars: traditional religion in England c.1400-c.1580 - Eamon Duffy 2005

        Book Recommended Chapter 10, 'The Pains of Purgatory'

    2. Further Reading - Salvation 13 items
      1. Practical predestinarians in England, c. 1590-1640 - Leif Dixon 2014

        Book Recommended

      2. Calvin and English Calvinism to 1649 - R. T. Kendall 1979 (i.e.1980)

        Book Recommended

      3. Reformation Thought - Alister E. McGrath 2011

        Book Recommended Chapters 7&10, on Justification and Predestination

      4. Reformation thought: an introduction - Alister E. McGrath 2012

        Book Recommended Chapters 7&10, on Justification and Predestination

      5. Iustitia Dei - Alister E. McGrath 13/02/2020

        Book Recommended Part II, especially Chapters 14-18

      6. Being Protestant in Reformation Britain - Alec Ryrie 25/04/2013

        Book Recommended Part I, and especially Chapter 2

      7. Being Protestant in Reformation Britain - Alec Ryrie 2013

        Book Recommended Part I, and especially Chapter 2

      8. Sin and Salvation in Reformation England - Jonathan Willis 2016

        Book Recommended Especially chapters by Bates, French, Willis, Hamling - email me if you can't get hold of a copy.

      9. Sin and salvation in Reformation England 2015

        Book Recommended Especially chapters by Bates, French, Willis, Hamling - email me if you can't get hold of a copy.

      10. The Reformation of the Decalogue - Jonathan Willis 12/10/2017

        Book Recommended Especially chapters 4&5.

      11. The reformation of the Decalogue: religious identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-1625 - Jonathan P. Willis 2017

        Book Recommended Especially chapters 4&5.

  5. Week 5: Sudden Death (Core Reading) 9 items
    1. Death, religion, and the family in England, 1480-1750 - Ralph A. Houlbrooke 1998

      Book Essential

    2. Birth, Marriage, and Death - David Cressy 29/05/1997

      Book Essential

    3. A day at home in early modern England: material culture and domestic life, 1500-1700 - Tara Hamling, Catherine Richardson 2017

      Book Recommended Chapter 6 - on the chamber at night contains discussion of fear of, and preparation for, death

    4. The Final Moment before Death in Early Modern England - Richard Wunderli, Gerald Broce 22/1989

      Article Background

    5. Beliefs and the dead in Reformation England - Peter Marshall 2002

      Book Recommended

  6. Week 7: Ghosts, Faeries and Spirits (Core Reading) 13 items
    OTHER READINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON CANVAS UNDER MODULES>WEEK 7>MATERIALS
    1. Beliefs and the dead in Reformation England - Peter Marshall 2002

      Book Essential

    2. Hamlet in purgatory - Stephen Greenblatt 2013

      Book Recommended

    3. Religion and the decline of magic - Keith Thomas 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    4. Feeling things: objects and emotions through history 2018

      Book Recommended Read Holding the Sole by H Davidson

  7. Week 8: Witches and the Devil (Core Reading) 16 items
    OTHER READINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON CANVAS UNDER MODULES>WEEK 7>MATERIALS
    1. Instruments of darkness: witchcraft in England 1550-1750 - J. A. Sharpe 1997

      Book Recommended

    2. Instruments of darkness: witchcraft in England, 1550-1750 - J. A. Sharpe 1996

      Book Recommended

    3. Dangerous familiars: representations of domestic crime in England, 1550-1700 - Frances E. Dolan 1994

      Book Essential Chapter 5

    4. The devil in early modern England - Darren Oldridge 2000

      Book 

    5. Witch Bottles and Magical Jugs - Ralph Merrifield 03/1955

      Article Essential

  8. Week 9 Monstrous Creatures (Core Reading) 17 items
    1. Monster Theory : Reading Culture 1996

      Book Essential Read Monster Culture (Seven Theses) pages 3-25

    2. Monster theory: reading culture - Jeffrey Jerome Cohen c1996

      Book Essential Read Monster Culture (Seven Theses) pages 3-25

    3. The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous

      Book Recommended See particularly chapter 18 Hic sunt dracones

    4. The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous - Asa Simon Mittman 2013

      Book Recommended See particularly chapter 18 Hic sunt dracones

    5. CHAPTER 9 London, 1590 to 1600: Truth and Lies

      Article Essential Read pages 213-217 for a brief discussion of Ralegh and monstrous peoples and the kind of ideas they were engendering for those interested in Tudor expansion. It is a short and easy read.

    6. Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human - Surekha Davies 2016

      Book Essential Please read Chapter 6

    7. Renaissance ethnography and the invention of the human: new worlds, maps and monsters - Surekha Davies 2016

      Book Essential Please read Chapter 6

    8. On the Interpretation of Raleigh's Discoverie of Guiana: A View From the Field - H. Dieter Heinen and Stanford Zent 1996

      Article Recommended This article refutes Neil Whitehead's take.

    9. Are the ‘monstrous races’ races? - Asa Simon Mittman 2015-4

      Article Recommended

    10. Monster Theory : Reading Culture - Jeffrey Jerome Cohen 1996

      Book  Please Read Chapter 1

    11. Framing the World - Classical Influences on Sixteenth-Century Geographical Thought - Margaret Small 2020

      Book Essential Read Chapter 7 on Monstrous peoples

    12. Wonders and the order of nature, 1150-1750 - Lorraine Daston, Katharine Park, American Council of Learned Societies 1998

      Book Background background

    13. The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous

      Book Essential Please read The Unlucky, the Bad and the Ugly: Categories of Monstrosity from the Renaissance to the

    14. The Ashgate research companion to monsters and the monstrous - Asa Simon Mittman, Peter Dendle c2012

      Book Essential Please read The Unlucky, the Bad and the Ugly: Categories of Monstrosity from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment by Surekha Davies, Chapter 2 pp. 49-75

  9. Week 10: Piracy 9 items
    1. Pirates?: the politics of plunder, 1550-1650 - Claire Jowitt 2007

      Book Essential Please read Hostis Humani Generis’ — The Pirate as Outlaw in the Early Modern Law of the Sea pp.20-38

    2. The pirate wars - Peter Earle 2005

      Book Recommended

    3. Outlaws in medieval and early modern England: crime, government and society, c.1066-c.1600 - John C. Appleby, Paul Dalton 2009

      Book Background

    4. Outlaws in medieval and early modern England: crime, government and society, c.1066-c.1600 2009

      Book Essential Please read chapter 8 Pirates and Communities: Scenes from Elizabethan England and Wales. This forms a core seminar reading

  10. Week 11: Starvation and abandonment 6 items
    1. Seasons of misery: catastrophe and colonial settlement - Kathleen Donegan 2014

      Book Essential Read Chapter 2. Jamestown: Things That Seemed Incredible

    2. Seasons of misery: catastrophe and colonial settlement in early America - Kathleen Donegan c2014

      Book Essential Read Chapter 2. Jamestown: Things That Seemed Incredible

    3. Jamestown project - Karen Ordahl Kupperman 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Please Read Chapter 7 in particular though others may be useful

    4. Between two worlds: how the English became Americans - Malcolm Gaskill 2014

      Book  Read Chapter 2 on the Earthly Paradise

  11. Hakluyt's promise: an Elizabethan's obsession for an English America - Peter C Mancall 2007

    Book Essential Please read CHAPTER 9 London, 1590 to 1600: Truth and Lies, pp.213-217. It is only 4 pages of easy reading but will really help you with the Raleigh source.