The fifteen years between the accession of Elizabeth I to the throne and the death of the Duke of Norfolk were a true time of testing for the new regime.
Originally published in 1971.
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Wallace T. MacCaffrey is Francis Lee Higginson Professor Emeritus of History at Harvard University.
"MacCaffrey has written an extraordinarily interesting book.... The result is a canvas that is apt to remain the standard picture of early Elizabethan political history for some time to come."--Maurice Lee, Jr., American Historical Review
"Professor MacCaffrey has performed a major service.... We are even a little closer to an understanding of the Queen herself, as we are guided through the labyrinth of her dealings with her own servants and foreign ambassadors."--D. M. Loades, Renaissance Quarterly
"It is the analysis of how war policy was made which illustrates most effectively the skill of MacCaffrey's narrative and the depth of his understanding of Elizabeth.... A superb book, full of wisdom, learning, and insight."--Kenneth R. Bartlett, Canadian Journal of History
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