King, Commons, and Commonweal in Holinshed's Chronicles

  title={King, Commons, and Commonweal in Holinshed's Chronicles},
  author={Robert Zaller},
Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles was the most ambitious English historical work of the sixteenth century. It was also the last work in the English chronicle tradition, and as such has remained relatively unappreciated both as an achievement in its own right and by its influence on contemporaries. Yet in its construction of national identity and its parsing of the proper relation between the royal estate and the commonwealth, it has much to say about the assumptions of late Tudor culture. The… Expand
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