A History of Wales 1485-1660

Hugh Thomas

A History of Wales 1485-1660

Hugh Thomas

Distributed for University of Wales Press

246 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 | © 2011
Paper $6.00 ISBN: 9780708324875 Published November 2012 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

The events of 1485–1660 were decisive in the development of modern Wales and, in the first of the four-volume Welsh History Text Books series, Hugh Thomas offers a scholarly, balanced, and informative discussion of this significant period. From the crowning of Henry Tudor as King of England in 1485 to the profoundly transformed religious, cultural, and economic conditions at the end of the years under survey, Wales and Welsh society would stride forward in a committed partnership within a greater Britain. A History of Wales 1485–1660 is a landmark work of Welsh history.



1. The Background to 1485
2. Henry Tudor, Bosworth, and Wales
3. Order out of Chaos
4. The Union of England and Wales
5. The New Order
6. The Changes in Religion
7. The Religious Settlement Implemented and Defended
8. Economic Growth
9. The Social Order
10. The New Learning
11. Wales in the Early Seventeenth Century
12. Wales and the Civil War
13. Wales and the Commonwealth

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