S. B. Chrimes was from 1953 to 1974 head of the department of history at University College, Cardiff, the University of Wales. George Bernard is reader in Tudor history at the University of Southampton.
"This book is beyond question the best and fullest account of
the reign written so far: Professor Chrimes has done a sober,
sensible, well-structured, and magisterial job."-G. R. Elton
"The best general account of Henry VII that we have . . . admirable, lucid, reliable."-A. L. Rowse