Film: Religion and Tudor Royal Authority – discussion

Development of Tudor Royal Authority film series

By Professor Sue Doran, Jesus College, University of Oxford; Professor Steven Gunn, Merton College, University of Oxford, published 28th April 2020

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In this film Professor Sue Doran, Jesus College, University of Oxford and Professor Steven Gunn, Merton College, University of Oxford, look at the role religion played in defining the reigns and authority of the Tudor monarchs.

Development of Tudor Royal Authority – film series

This film is part of a series looking at interpretations of the development of Tudor royal authority, and how historians interpret the role and significance of various following factors in its development including personality, religion, domestic policies and foreign relations.

  1. Tudor Royal Authority - Overview
  2. Henry VII
  3. Henry VIII (coming soon)
  4. Edward VI
  5. Mary I
  6. Elizabeth I
  7. Discussion: Personality and Tudor Royal Authority
  8. Discussion: The significance of advisers
  9. Discussion: Religion
  10. Discussion: Foreign Relations
  11. Discussion: Domestic Politics

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