November 29, 2015

Sean Cunningham on Researching Tudor Government

Sean Cunningham, National Archives, UK,  is publishing Researching Tudor Government (Manchester University Press, 2016)(IHR Research Guides). Here is a description of the contents from the publisher's website.
Examines broadly the types of records that survive from Tudor England and shows researchers the context for their creation Reveals how documents highlight the points of contact between all subjects and the crown or its local governing processes. DS key to understanding how documents are used in archival research. Combines practical skills such as palaeography and dating with discussion of how documents relate to Tudor institutions, society. Offers a unique focus on practical research skills, exploration of document types, and explanation of the context and purpose which created the original records.

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