For orders to USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Japan visit your local Pearson website
The reign of Elizabeth I was one of the most important periods of expansion and growth in British history, the so-called 'Golden Age'. This celebrated and influential study of Elizabeth reconsiders how she achieved this and the ways in which she exercised her power.
Preface to the Second edition
1. The Queen and the Throne
2. The Queen and the Church
3. The Queen and the Nobility
4. The Queen and the Council
5. The Queen and the Court
6. The Queen and the Parliament
7. The Queen and the Military
8. The Queen and the People
List of Dates
- Influential study which shows how, in an age when it was difficult enough to be king, Elizabeth was able to maintain herself in power during her long reign. 'A sustained reflection on the nature of Elizabethan power that will
challenge historians for a long time to come' History Today
- Analyses the role of Elizabeth in government and at the head of a nation, and discusses her interaction with key sixteenth century institutions.
- Explores the nature of her relations with the statesmen of her time.