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G. R. Elton

AKA Gottfried Rudolf Ehrenberg

Born: 17-Aug-1921
Birthplace: Tübingen, Germany
Died: 3-Dec-1994
Location of death: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Tudor Revolution in Government

Military service: British Army (1943-46)

Father: Victor Ehrenberg
Mother: Eva Dorothea Sommer
Wife: Lewis Elton (Ludwig Richard Benjamin Elton", b. 25-Mar-1923)
Wife: Sheila Lambert (m. 1952)

    High School: Rydal School, Colwyn Bay, North Wales
    University: BA Ancient History, University of London (1943)
    University: PhD, University College London (1949)
    Professor: University of Glasgow
    Professor: Clare College, Cambridge University

    British Academy 1967
    Royal Historical Society President (1972-76)
 
    Changed Name to Geoffrey Rudolph Elton
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1947

Author of books:
The Tudor Revolution in Government: Administrative Changes in the Reign of Henry VIII (1953, history)
England Under the Tudors (1955, history)
Star Chamber Stories (1958, history)
Reformation Europe, 1517-1559 (1963, history)
The Practice of History (1967, history)
The Body of the Whole Realm: Parliament and Representation in Medieval and Tudor England (1969, history)
England, 1200-1640 (1969, history)
Modern Historians on British History, 1485-1945: A Critical Bibliography, 1945-1969 (1970, bibliography)
Political History: Principles and Practice (1970, history)
Policy and Police: The Enforcement of the Reformation in the Age of Thomas Cromwell (1972, history)
Reform and Renewal: Thomas Cromwell and the Common Weal (1973, history)
Studies in Tudor and Stuart Politics and Government (1974-92, collection)
Reform and Reformation: England, 1509-1558 (1977, history)
Which Road to the Past? Two Views of History (1983, history)
F. W. Maitland (1985, biography)
The Parliament of England, 1559-1581 (1986, history)
Return to Essentials: Some Reflections on the Present State of Historical Study (1991, history)
The English (1992, history)


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