Elizabeth

Elizabeth

The Forgotten Years

Book - 2016
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A groundbreaking biography of Elizabeth I revealing for the first time the woman behind the polished veneer as she confronts challenges at home and abroad: war against the Catholic powers of France and Spain, revolt in Ireland, an economic crisis that triggered riots in the streets of London, and a conspiracy to place her cousin Mary Queen of Scots on her throne.
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2016]
ISBN: 9780670786022
0670786020
9780143110095
0143110098
Characteristics: [xvii], 493 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Elizabeth : the later years

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Jun 15, 2016

An outstanding biography of Elizabeth I. The author goes back to original sources, letters, state papers, abstracts, etc. to present a clear and revealing portrait of a complex woman. A must read for any lover of English history.

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