ISBN-10:
0521019419
ISBN-13:
9780521019415
Pub. Date:
07/31/2005
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-1597

The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585-1597

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ISBN-13: 9780521019415
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2005
Series: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction: 'A playboy of the western world'?; Part I. Into the Fateful Circle: 1585-92: 1. 'My lord of Essex'; 2. 'Yowr sonne most ready to doe yowr service'; 3. 'To whom muche is geven ...'; Part II. The Quest for Greatness: 1593-7: 4. 'One of her Majestie's privy councillors'; 5. 'Matters of intelligence'; 6. 'The shepheard of Albion's Arcadia'; 7. 'My lord of Essex and his men'; 8. 'Your Majestie's creture and vassall'; 9. 'Yf we lyved not in a cunning world ...'; Conclusion: 'A greater worke then ever any gentleman'; Bibliography.

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