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Princess Mary's household and the succession crisis, July 1553

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This article reconsiders Mary Tudor's victory in the succession crisis of July 1553. It challenges the traditional interpretation which accounts for Mary's unexpected triumph as the result of a 'spontaneous' rising of the East Anglian gentry. Instead it reclaims a central role for Mary's household affinity in the succession crisis and as such presents a longer-term perspective than accounts of Mary's coup d'état have provided hitherto. It concludes by pointing to the implications of the role ...

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10.1017/S0018246X07006061

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University of Cambridge
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Historical Journal Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
2
Pages:
265-287
Publication date:
2007-06-01
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English
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ora:4337
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2010-10-29

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