Recommended Publications

We recommend the following books and articles, among others, for students who would learn more about the career of Thomas Cromwell.

Ban, J. D. (1972), ‘English Reformation: Product of King or Minister?’, Church History, Vol. 41, No. 2: 186-197 [Online]. Available at: https://www.jstor.org/stable/3164158 [Accessed 31 July 2018]

Bernard, G. W. (2005), The King’s Reformation: Henry VIII and the Remaking of the English Church. Yale University Press.

Bernard, G. W., (2011), ‘The Dissolution of the Monasteries’, History, 96: 390-409 [Online]. Available at DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-229X.2011.00526.x [Accessed 31 July 2018]
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1468-229X.2011.00526.x

Block, J. (1977), ‘Thomas Cromwell’s Patronage of Preaching’, The Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1: 37-50 [Online]. Available at: https://www.jstor.org/stable/2540125 [Accessed 29 July 2018]

British Library (n.d.), ‘Early Printed Bibles – in English – 1535-1610’ [Online]. Available at:
https://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/prbooks/earprintbib/earlyprintbib15351610/earlyprintedbibleseng1535.html [Accessed 1 Aug. 2018]

Cameron, E. (2015), ‘Cromwell, Thomas (c.1485–1540)’, in Crowcraft, R. and Cannon, J., The Oxford Companion to British History (2nd ed.) [Online]. Oxford University Press. Available at: http://ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2232/view/10.1093/acref/9780199677832.001.0001/acref-9780199677832-e-1195?rskey=sCkbcg&result=3 [Accessed 31 July 2018]

Cannon, J. A. (2015), ‘Appeals, Act in Restraint of (1533)’, in Crowcroft, R. and Cannon, E. (eds.), The Oxford Companion to British History (2 ed.) [Online]. Oxford University Press. Available at: http://ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2232/view/10.1093/acref/9780199677832.001.0001/acref-9780199677832-e-176?rskey=DylE7C&result=2 [Accessed 31 July 2018]

Dickens, A. G. (1959), Thomas Cromwell and the English Reformation. England: English University Press Ltd.

Elton, G. R. (1973), Reform and Renewal: Thomas Cromwell and the Common Weal. Cambridge University Press.

Elton, G. R. (1977), Reform and Reformation: England 1509-1558. Britain: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd.

Everett, M. (2015), The Rise of Thomas Cromwell: Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534 [Online]. Yale Scholarship Online. Available at DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300207422.001.0001 [Accessed 30 July 2018]

Jack, S. M. (2012), ‘Wolsey, Thomas (1470/71–1530)’. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Online]. Oxford University Press. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29854 [Accessed 30 July 2018]

Leithead, H. (2009), ‘Cromwell, Thomas, earl of Essex (b. in or before 1485, d. 1540)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6769 [Accessed 30 July 2018]

Lehmberg, S. E. (1966), ‘Supremacy and Vicegerency: A Re-Examination’, The English Historical Review, Vol. 81, No. 319: 225-235 [Online]. Available at: https://www.jstor.org/stable/560257 [Accessed 31 July 2018]

Macculloch, D. (1996), Thomas Cranmer. Yale University Press.

Macculloch, D. (2015), ‘Parliament and the Reformation of Edward VI’, Parliamentary History, 34: 383-400 [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-0206.12165 [Accessed 31 July 2018]

Marshall, P. (2017), Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Randell, K. (2001), Henry VIII and the Government of England. Great Britain: Hedder and Stoughten Educational.

Rex, R. (2006), Henry VIII and the English Reformation. Palgrave Macmillan.

Russell, C. (1997a), ‘Thomas Cromwell’s Doctrine of Parliamentary Sovereignty’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Vol. 7: 235-246 [Online]. Available at: https://www.jstor.org/stable/3679278 [Accessed 29 July 2018]

Russell, C. (1997b), ‘Whose Supremacy? King, Parliament and the Church 1530–1640’. Ecclesiastical Law Journal, 4 (21): 700–708 [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0956618X00002982 [Accessed 31 July 2018]

Schofield, J. (2011), Rise & Fall of Thomas Cromwell: Henry VIII’s Most Faithful Servant. The History Press [Online]. Available at: https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Fall-Thomas-Cromwell-Faithful/dp/0752458663 [Accessed 31 July 2018]


Underwood, W. (2004), ‘Thomas Cromwell and William Marshall’s Protestant Books’, The Historical Journal, Vol. 47, No. 3: 517-539 [Online]. Available at: https://www.jstor.org/stable/4091754 [Accessed 29 July 2018]

Youings, (1971), The Dissolution of the Monasteries. London: George Allen and Unwin LTD