People/Characters: Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex

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1603: The Death of Queen Elizabeth I, the Return of the Black Plague, the Rise of Shakespeare, Piracy, Witchcraft, and the Birth of the Stuart Era by Christopher Lee
All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To by Stuart Laycock
All the Queen's Men by Peter Brimacombe
All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williams
Ambition's Queen by V.E. Lynne
The Ancestry of Our English Bible by Ira Maurice Price
Anne Boleyn by Howard Brenton
Anne of Cleves: Henry VIII's Discarded Bride by Elizabeth Norton
Blood Will Tell: A Medical Explanation for the Tyranny of Henry VIII by Kyra Cornelius Kramer
A Brief History of the English Reformation by Derek Wilson
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
The Cardinal and the Secretary: Thomas Wolsey and Thomas Cromwell by Neville Williams
Catherine of Aragon by Garrett Mattingly
Characters of the Reformation: historical portraits of 23 men and women and their place in the great religious revolution of the 16th century by Hilaire Belloc
Court of Traitors by V.E. Lynne
The Crisis of Parliaments: English History, 1509-1660 by Conrad Russell
The Crown and the Cross; a biography of Thomas Cromwell. by Theodore Maynard
Dark Fire by C. J. Sansom
Dissolution by C. J. SansomVicar General
Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 3 by John Dorney
The Earlier Tudors, 1485-1558 by J. D. Mackie
Edward VI: The Lost King of England by Chris Skidmore
Elizabeth & Leicester: Power, Passion, Politics by Sarah Gristwood
Elizabeth I by Anne Somerset
The Elizabethan Renaissance: The Life of the Society by A. L. Rowse
The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown by Claire Ridgway
Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower by Geoffrey Moorhouse
Henry VIII by J. J. Scarisbrick
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare
Henry VIII by Jasper Ridley
Henry VIII (Very Interesting People) by Eric Ives
Henry VIII and His Court by Neville Williams
A History of Wales by John Davies
The Horizon book of the Elizabethan world by Lacey Baldwin Smith
House of Treason: The Rise & Fall of a Tudor Dynasty by Robert Hutchinson
In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII by Derek Wilson
Katherine Howard: A Tudor Conspiracy by Joanna Denny
The life and letters of Thomas Cromwell, vol.1 - Life, letters to 1535 by Thomas Cromwell
Life in Elizabethan England by A. H. Dodd
A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt
The Man on a Donkey: A Chronicle by H. F. M. Prescott
Der Mann, der durch Ritzen ging [Kurzgeschichte] by R. A. Lafferty
The Marrying of Anne of Cleves: Royal Protocol in Early Modern England by Retha M. Warnicke
Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir
The parish registers of England by J. Charles Cox
The Quality of Leadership by Keith R. A. DeCandido
The Queen's Lady by Barbara Kyle
The Queen's Mistake by Diane Haeger
Reform & Renewal: Thomas Cromwell and the Common Weal by G. R. Elton
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
St James' Palace: A History by Kenneth Scott
Thomas Cromwell and the English Reformation by A. G. Dickens
Thomas Cromwell on Church and Commonwealth: Selected Letters, 1523-1540 by Thomas Cromwell
Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister by Robert Hutchinson
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant by Tracy Borman
Three Blind Mice: The Dark History of Nursery Rhymes by Albert Jack
The Tower of London in the History of England by A. L. Rowse
The Tudor Age by James A. Williamson
A Tudor Tragedy: The Life and Times of Catherine Howard by Lacey Baldwin Smith
Tudor: The Family Story by Leanda de Lisle
Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired by Benson Bobrick
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Writer's Voice by A. Alvarez

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Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex (c. 1485–1540), served as King Henry VIII's chief minister, succeeding his mentor Cardinal Wolsey. He was one of the architects of the English Reformation and profited greatly from the dissolution of the monasteries.

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