From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the "Very Interesting People" series provides biographies of Britain's fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Part of this series, this title talks about Elizabeth I.
Definitive, concise, and very interesting...From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Each book in the series is based upon the biographical entry from the world-famous Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Patrick Collinson is Emeritus Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Trinity College
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Early life and upbringing; 2. Imperilled princess; 3. The new regime and its problems; 4. The struggle for stability; 5. Court and Country; 6. Matters of Church and State; 7. Conflict with Spain; 8. Wars and the second reign; 9. The end of the reign; 10. The image and the memory of Elizabeth; Sources; Index
Elizabeth I by Patrick Collinson
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