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1st Edition

Court Politics and the Earl of Essex, 1589–1601

ISBN 9781138664395
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

The 1590s have long been considered as having had a distinct character, separate from the remainder of Elizabeth’s reign. This book provides a reassessment of the politics and political culture of this significant period.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Chivalric Culture and the Earl of Essex; Chapter 2 The Virgin Queen and Her Lovers; Chapter 3 ‘This Late Unhappy Accident’: The Rebellion of 1601; Chapter 4 Faction in the 1590s?; Chapter 5 Essex and Cecil; Chapter 6 Essex and the Essexians; Chapter 7 Elizabeth’s Last Decade: Cult or Crisis?;

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Janet Dickinson