Professor Dale Hoak, Ph.D.

Professor Dale Hoak
  • The College of William and Mary
  • University of Cambridge
Henry VIII was a Renaissance prince who was able to combine such exquisite taste and aesthetic sensibility with a vulgar acquisitiveness.

Dr. Dale Hoak is Professor Emeritus of History at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. He earned his bachelor's degree from the College of Wooster, his master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and his doctorate from Clare College, University of Cambridge. Dr. Hoak received the prestigious Outstanding Faculty Award from the Commonwealth of Virginia, awarded by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for 1997. In addition to teaching at William and Mary, Professor Hoak is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and an Associate Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He held fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. A nationally recognized authority on Tudor England, Professor Hoak published a variety of articles, papers, and reviews and is the author and editor of four books, including Tudor Political Culture (1995) and The World of William and Mary: Anglo-Dutch Perspectives on the Revolution of 1688-89 (1996).

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  1. Age of Henry VIII

    Age of Henry VIII

    Dale Hoak
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    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Henry VIII was England’s first great Renaissance prince: dynamic, brilliant, charming—as well as ferocious, terrifying, and dangerous. He changed the face of history in England and the West, is well known for having six wives, and instigated the circumstances that resulted in the Reformation. Study his reign and era along with noted British history expert Dale Hoak. How we should assess the legacy of such an...
  2. (Set) London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World & Age of Henry VIII  Set

    (Set) London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World & Age of Henry VIII

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £46.98 Starting at £46.98 £102.98 £46.98£102.98
    Walk through the streets of England's greatest city and meet one of its defining leaders in this two-course set. In London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World, discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its riveting history. And in The Age of Henry VIII, learn the true story about the British king, his military and political conquests, his tumultuous...
  3. (Set) History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts & Age of Henry VIII  Set

    (Set) History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts & Age of Henry VIII

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £60.98 Starting at £60.98 £144.98 £60.98£144.98
    Investigate two of the most pivotal eras in the history of English royalty with these two illuminating history courses. The History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts details the changing social, economic, religious, and political structures that unfolded while the Tudor family and the Stuart family established their iconic monarchies. Then, in Age of Henry VIII, learn how the life and leadership of this...
  4. (Set) London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World; History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts; Churchill; & Age of Henry VIII  Set

    (Set) London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World; History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts; Churchill; & Age of Henry VIII

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at £97.98 Starting at £97.98 £223.98 £97.98£223.98
    Explore pivotal individuals, moments, and themes in British history with this insightful four-course set. Start with England's capital city and its impact on Western civilization with London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World. Then, examine the Tudor-Stuart era of English history with A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts. Then, conclude the set with courses on two iconic men...