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The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A History of the Various Negotiations for Her Marriage
     

The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A History of the Various Negotiations for Her Marriage

by Martin Andrew Sharp Hume
 

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This 1896 volume on the diplomatic negotiations for the hand of the Virgin Queen is a popular history of the subject. Hume mentions her inappropriate treatment by Thomas Seymour of Sudeley, and her suitors Lord Robert Dudley, Philip II of Spain, Archduke Charles of Austria, and the Duke of Anjou. Full of both serious and comic incidents, it paints a portrait of

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This 1896 volume on the diplomatic negotiations for the hand of the Virgin Queen is a popular history of the subject. Hume mentions her inappropriate treatment by Thomas Seymour of Sudeley, and her suitors Lord Robert Dudley, Philip II of Spain, Archduke Charles of Austria, and the Duke of Anjou. Full of both serious and comic incidents, it paints a portrait of Elizabeth as a flesh-and-blood woman rather than an idealized statue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458369
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
366
File size:
349 KB

Meet the Author


Martin Andrew Sharp Hume (1847-1910) was an English historian who took the surname Hume as a condition to receiving a large inheritance.  His notable works include Philip II of Spain (1897), The Spanish People (1901), and Queens of Old Spain (1907).

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