Franklin

Elizabeth : the forgotten years / John Guy.

Author/Creator:
Guy, J. A. (John Alexander) author.
Publication:
New York : Viking, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 493 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Queens
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biographies.
Biography.
History.
Summary:
A groundbreaking biography of Elizabeth I revealing for the first time the woman behind the polished veneer as she confronts challenges at home and abroad: war against the Catholic powers of France and Spain, revolt in Ireland, an economic crisis that triggered riots in the streets of London, and a conspiracy to place her cousin Mary Queen of Scots on her throne.
Contents:
Introduction: A virgin queen
A city in fear
Crisis and betrayal
Brave new world
Armada of the soul
No warrior queen
A funeral and a wedding
On the attack
The visible queen
The enemy within
Catastrophe in France
"Good Queen Bess"
The quest for gold
Conspiring against the queen
Games of thrones
A counter-armada
One last chance
Seeking détente
Opening new fronts
Defying the queen
"I am Richard II"
The queen's speech
On a knife's edge
The final vigil.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [408]-465) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
0670786020
9780670786022
OCLC:
918284065
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