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Author Wilson, A. N., 1950-

Title The Elizabethans / A.N. Wilson.

Published London : Hutchinson, 2011.

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 UniM Bail  942.055 WILS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 432 pages, 16 unnumbered pages plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-[408]) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The early reign. The difficulty ; The new world ; Ceremonial : twixt earnest and twixt game ; Men in power ; Which church? ; The new learning ; A library at Mortlake ; The northern rebellion -- Pt. 2.1570s. St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre ; Elizabethan women ; Histories ; Kenilworth ; Ireland ; Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation ; A frog he would a-wooing go -- Pt. 3. 1580s. Religious dissent ; Sir Philip Sidney ; Hakluyt and empire ; The Scottish queen ; The Armada ; London and theatre ; Marprelate and Hooker -- Pt. 4. The close of the reign. A hive for bees ; Sex and the city ; The occult philosophy ; My America ; Tyrone ; Essex and the end ; Hamlet : one through two.
Summary With all the panoramic sweep of his bestselling study of The Victorians, A.N. Wilson relates the exhilarating story of the Elizabethan Age. It was a time of exceptional creativity, wealth creation and political expansion.
Subject Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 16th century.
ISBN 9780091931513 (hbk.)
0091931517 (hbk.)