'Up-to-date, readable and reliable. The best introduction to England's most important dynasty' --David Starkey
'A lively overview... Rex is a wry commentator on the game on monarchy' --The Guardian
'Vivid, entertaining and carrying its learning lightly, Richard Rex's The Tudors is, quite simply the best short introduction to the most formative century in English history' --Eamon Duffy, Author of The Stripping of the Altars
About the Author
Richard Rex is Director of Studies in History at Queens' College, Cambridge. He has written and researched extensively on Tudor England and his other books include Elizabeth I: Fortune's Bastard?, Henry VIII & the English Reformation and The Lollards. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and five sons.