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Sir John Norreys and the Elizabethan military world

Author: John S Nolan
Publisher: Exeter, Devon, UK : University of Exeter Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles Sir John Norreys' life between 1570 and 1600, examining how Norreys built on his family's personal friendship with Elizabeth to navigate the treacherous waters of the court and rise to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
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Nolan, John S.
Sir John Norreys and the Elizabethan military world.
Exeter, Devon, UK : University of Exeter Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607076379
Named Person: John Norris, Sir; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; John Norris, Sir; John Norris
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John S Nolan
ISBN: 0859895483 9780859895484
OCLC Number: 38572481
Description: ix, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Family and Early Life --
II. Adventures in Ireland, 1573-1575 --
III. In the Service of the States, 1577-1581 --
IV. Anjou Years, 1581-1584 --
V. Munster Plantation --
VI. Netherlands, 1585-1587 --
VII. Muster of 1588 --
VIII. Expedition to Portugal --
IX. Failure in Portugal --
X. Fortification of Munster, 1590 --
XI. Plans and Politics, 1590-1591 --
XII. Brittany --
XIII. Deadlock in Brittany, 1592-1593 --
XIV. Taking of El Leon --
XV. Return to Ireland --
XVI. Final Year.
Responsibility: John S. Nolan.
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This book has begun the revision and rehabilitation of the Elizabethan military machine, although this is a military biography rather than a military history. What is also pleasing that it is such a Read more...

 
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