Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I

A Study in Insecurity

Book - 2017
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Helen Castor shows how England's iconic queen was shaped by profound and enduring insecurity--an insecurity which was both a matter of practical political reality and personal psychology. From her precarious upbringing at the whim of a brutal, capricious father and her perilous accession after his death, to the religious division that marred her state and the failure to marry that threatened her line, Elizabeth lived under constant threat. But, facing down her enemies with a compellingly inscrutable public persona, the last and greatest of the Tudor monarchs would become a timeless, fearless queen.


Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2017.
ISBN: 9780141980881
0141980885
Characteristics: 160 p. ; 18 cm.

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