This is a single-volume history of the Tudor dynasty. The book breathes new life into the history of the Tudor family and Tudor England's precarious place in world politics, the critical role played by religion in government, the blossoming of English theatre and literature, and much more.
G. J. Meyer is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow with an M.A. in English literature from the University of Minnesota, a onetime journalist, and holder of Harvard University's Neiman Fellowship in Journalism. He has taught at colleges and universities in Des Moines, St. Louis, and New York. His books include A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, Executive Blues, and "The Memphis Murders," winner of an Edgar Award for nonfiction from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Goring-on-Thames, England.