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Elizabeth the Queen

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: London : J. Cape, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of "The Six Wives of Henry VIII", this work examines the private life of Queen Elizabeth I. She is portrayed as both a woman and a queen, an extraordinary female in a patriarchal age.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weir, Alison.
Elizabeth the Queen.
London : J. Cape, 1998
(OCoLC)606993652
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Élisabeth, (reine d'Angleterre ;; Elisabeth, England Königin; Elizabeth, Queen of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 0224044141 9780224044141
OCLC Number: 43694561
Description: 532 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Most English Woman in England --
God Send Our Mistress a Husband --
Disputes over Trifles --
Bonny Sweet Robin --
Presumptions of Evil --
Dishonourable and Naughty Reports --
The Daughter of Debate --
Without a Certain Heir --
A Matter Dangerous to the Common Amity --
Things Grievouser and Worse --
A Dangerous Person --
A Vain Crack of Words --
Gloriana --
A Court at Once Gay, Decent and Superb --
The Axe Must Be the Next Warning --
Less Agreeable Things to Think About --
Princely Pleasures --
Frenzied Wooing --
Between Scylla and Charybdis --
Practices at Home and Abroad --
The Tragical Execution --
Eliza Triumphant --
Great Englands Glory --
We Are Evil Served --
The Minion of Fortune.
Responsibility: Alison Weir.
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"Excellent . . . intricate and absorbing . . . An elegant, shrewd and wonderfully vivacious book."-"Sunday Times" "An informative and entertaining biography."-Peter Ackroyd, "The Times""Full, fair Read more...

 
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