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I'm writing my coursework basically on how good Mary I's reign was. I have some sources (primary and secondary), but can anyone recommend some good ones?

Especially historians or primary sources I might actually be able to use analytically- some of the ones in the textbook are just not overly relevant.
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I've got Anna Whitelock's biography of her and it's peppered with primary source material throughout every chapter starts with an extract from her reign and it's pretty nice to read as well (I always find historical biographies quite gentle so you'll enjoy it too!) but it's pretty lacking on secondary source material, I think your best bet for secondary source materials is just use the perspectives of the historians who've written the books for your coursework :P that's what i'm doing for mine

The Whitelock book is on Amazon for a penny (plus £3.oo postage :s) so I'd just go for that!
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I've got Anna Whitelock's biography of her and it's peppered with primary source material throughout every chapter starts with an extract from her reign and it's pretty nice to read as well (I always find historical biographies quite gentle so you'll enjoy it too!) but it's pretty lacking on secondary source material, I think your best bet for secondary source materials is just use the perspectives of the historians who've written the books for your coursework :P that's what i'm doing for mine

The Whitelock book is on Amazon for a penny (plus £3.oo postage :s) so I'd just go for that!
Thanks!
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I've got Anna Whitelock's biography of her and it's peppered with primary source material throughout every chapter starts with an extract from her reign and it's pretty nice to read as well (I always find historical biographies quite gentle so you'll enjoy it too!) but it's pretty lacking on secondary source material, I think your best bet for secondary source materials is just use the perspectives of the historians who've written the books for your coursework :P that's what i'm doing for mine

The Whitelock book is on Amazon for a penny (plus £3.oo postage :s) so I'd just go for that!
I just looked back at my notes and an article by Anna Whitelock is in there!! Great minds
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I just looked back at my notes and an article by Anna Whitelock is in there!! Great minds
Deffo tbf Mary is probably the most depressing and uneventful Tudor so not many can be arsed to write about her compared to like Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, I'm amazed you could find enough material to actually do coursework on her! xD
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