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Elizabeth I war and politics, 1588 - 1603

Author: Wallace T MacCaffrey
Publisher: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] Princeton Univ. Press 1994
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Chronicles the Queen's decision making throughout her reign. This book talks about Elizabeth's many mythic images and the steps of Elizabethan policy-makers as they grappled with the most crucial  Read more...


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Named Person: Elisabeth, England Königin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace T MacCaffrey
ISBN: 0691036519 9780691036519
OCLC Number: 246135996
Accession No: (DE-599)GBV268902909
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 575 - 584
Description: XV, 592 S Ill., Kt
Contents: List of Figures and MapsPrefaceAbbreviationsIntroduction3Pt. IThe English Monarchy at War1Machinery of War: The Council172The Machinery at Work: At Home and Abroad453Paying for the War59Pt. IIWaging the War I: The Enemy - Spain4The Portuguese Voyage, 1588-1589735War on the High Seas and in the Indies, 1589-1595976War on the Spanish Coasts, 1596-1597107Pt. IIIWaging the War II: The Allies - France7The Willoughby Expedition, 15891378Brittany and Rouen1529Brittany and Rouen: The Second Round16310Brittany and Picardy18411The Cecil Mission and Vervins19612Shuffling Towards Peace, 1598-1603220Pt. IVWaging the War III: The Allies - The States General13From Dependency to Alliance, 1588-159424914From Alliance to Collaboration, 1595-1603270Pt. VThe Three Kingdoms15The Northern Neighbor, 1581-160330316Ireland: The Building of a New Order, 1530-159332917Deputy Fitzwilliam and the Macmahon Affair34918Fitzwilliam and the First Rupture With Tyrone37219Russell and the Coming of War38520The Yellow Ford40421The Failure of Essex41822The Triumph of Mountjoy431Pt. VIThe Court: The Revival of Faction23The Rise of Essex, 1584-159145324Essex the Councillor47225England's Glory and the Wide World's Wonder49526The Fall from Grace514Retrospective537Bibliography575Index585
Responsibility: by Wallace T. MacCaffrey


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"MacCaffrey is a consummate writer-he possesses a fluid style, with smooth transitions, that holds the reader's attention to the subject amidst highly detailed descriptions."--History

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