Elizabethans

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Hambledon and London, Aug 2, 2003 - History - 265 pages
The age of Elizabeth I continues to exercise a fascination unmatched by other periods of English history. Yet while the leading figures may seem familiar, many Elizabethan figures, including the queen herself, remain enigmatic. In Elizabethans Patrick Collinson examines the religious beliefs both of Elizabeth and of Shakespeare, as well as redrawing the main features of the political and religious structure of the reign. He understands the characters of the period as individuals but is also sensitive to the attitudes and beliefs of the day.

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Contents

The Monarchical Republic of Queen Elizabeth I
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Puritans Men of Business and Elizabethan Parliaments
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Questions about the Religion of
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Copyright

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Patrick Collinson was Regius Professor of Modern History, Cambridge.

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