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Thomas Cromwell Mania

Thomas_Cromwell,_portrait_miniature_with_fur_collar,_after_Hans_Holbein_the_YoungerThomas Cromwell is hot property at the moment and is just everywhere - I wonder why... Anyway, I thought I'd draw your attention to some articles about him and also some recommended reading on him.

Do let me know if you've seen an interesting article on Thomas Cromwell and then I can add it to the list. Think you know all there is to know about Thomas Cromwell? Members can test their knowledge with our Thomas Cromwell Quiz.

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  1. j

    Cromwell turned ruthlessness into an art form, yet, to me, is still strangely sympathetic. Viva Cromwell!

  2. L

    Well, Wolf Hall definitely rattled Dominic Selwoods cage. We all know that most of the program is fictionalise, but if it makes the younger generation take note of history, then that can only be good

  3. D

    As Diarmaid McCulloch points out, the fact that hinders our attempts to understand TC is that ‘we don’t do God but the Tudors did God all the time’. Cromwell was religious. To grasp what that meant we have to go deeper than popular fiction treatments. In my current blog series (see above) I’m trying to tease out what he did believe.

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Thomas Cromwell Mania