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Elizabeth I

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ISBN-10: 0199213569

ISBN-13: 9780199213566

Edition: 2007

Authors: Patrick Collinson

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Very definitive, very concise, and very interesting... From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures--people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Each book in the series is based upon the biographical entry from the world-famous Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Patrick Collinson CBE (1929 2011) was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge (1998 96) and a Fellow of Trinity College and the British Academy. The leading historian of sixteenth-century religion and politics of his generation, he was the author of many important books, notably The Elizabethan Puritan Movement (1967), The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society, 1559 1625 (1982) and The Birthpangs of Protestant England (1988). He also published several collections of his essays, including Godly People (1983), Elizabethan Essays (1994), From Cranmer to Sancroft (2006) and This England (2011).

Early life and upbringing
Imperilled princess
The new regime and its problems
The struggle for stability
Court and Country
Matters of Church and State
Conflict with Spain
Wars and the second reign
The end of the reign
The image and the memory of Elizabeth