First published in 1935, Queen Elizabeth and Her Subjects presents a comprehensive history of the Elizabethan Age. Most of the sketches in the book were with exception of the last, originally delivered as talks for the B.B.C. The main bulk of the book, Chapters II-IX, consists of the series on "Queen Elizabeth’s Subjects" delivered in spring of 1934; of which Chapter III, V, VII and IX are by G, B. Harrison and the rest are by A.L. Rowse. It brings topics such as William Cecil and Lord Burghley; women of the Queen’s court; Cardinal Allen; three Elizabethan actors: Alleyn, Richard Burbage and Will Kemp and The Elizabethan Age. This book is a must read for students and scholars of British history.
Table of Contents
Introductory Note I. Queen Elizabeth II. William Cecil, Lord Burghley III. Sir Philip Sidney IV. The Earl of Essex V. Christopher Marlowe VI. Sir Walter Ralegh VII. Some Women of the Queen’s Court VIII. Cardinal Allen IX. Three Elizabethan Actors: Alleyn, Richard Burbage and Will Kemp X. The Elizabethan Age
A. L. Rowse and G.B. Harrison