The Life of Queen Elizabeth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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Known in her time as a painstaking researcher, Agnes Strickland drew from letters, state papers, and private documents to vividly illustrate the life of Elizabeth I, complete with court and domestic intrigue, diplomatic maneuvers, and parliamentary politics. Originally part of Miss Strickland’s twelve-volume 1840-1848 series The Lives of the Queens of England, this edition has been abridged by Ida Ashworth Taylor.

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The Life of Queen Elizabeth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Known in her time as a painstaking researcher, Agnes Strickland drew from letters, state papers, and private documents to vividly illustrate the life of Elizabeth I, complete with court and domestic intrigue, diplomatic maneuvers, and parliamentary politics. Originally part of Miss Strickland’s twelve-volume 1840-1848 series The Lives of the Queens of England, this edition has been abridged by Ida Ashworth Taylor.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781411447578
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 5/3/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 924,470
  • File size: 443 KB

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Agnes Strickland (1796–1874) was an English historical writer, novelist, poet, and children’s book writer. She collaborated with her older sister Elizabeth on a twelve-volume work entitled The Lives of the Queens of England from 1840 to 1849. Though she began her literary career as a poet, she later abandoned the practice to write historical tales, which are useful but not objective.

Ida Ashworth Taylor (1850-1929) wrote a number of biographies and history books, including Revolutionary Types, Venus Doves, Snow in Harvest, The Tragedy of an Army, Life of Queen Henrietta Maria, and Sir Walter Raleigh.

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