A border baron and the Tudor state: the rise and fall of Lord Dacre of the North

  title={A border baron and the Tudor state: the rise and fall of Lord Dacre of the North},
  author={Steven G. Ellis},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  pages={253 - 277}
  • S. Ellis
  • Published 1 June 1992
  • Economics, History
  • The Historical Journal
Abstract Crown policy towards the nobles and the rule of the provinces under the early Tudors reflected the values and social structures of ‘civil society’ in lowland England. Using as a case-study the Dacres, a minor peerage family who were wardens of the Anglo-Scottish marches, this paper explores the strains and tensions which were created by the application of these norms to the ‘peripheral’ parts of the Tudor state. The paper outlines the political ambitions, resources, and estate… 

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    The Historical Journal
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LP n 4452 seems to relate to 1524, where it is calendared again as LP iv (i)

  • PRO, SP 1/16, fos. 313-14v (LP ii 4258)

92 LP iv (i) 133, 220, 279; Castle Howard Archives, MS Fi/5/5, fo. 29v. 93 LP rv (i)

  • LP m

LPiv (i) 1223

    n (i) 1084, iv (ii) 3747(6), 4134, 4531; StP iv 502; Calender of patent rolls

    • 122 PRO