Journals Higher Education

$250.00

Hardcover

24 March 2014

896 Pages | numerous black-and-white halftones, 4 color plates, maps

ISBN: 9780199551408


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John Nichols's The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: A New Edition of the Early Modern Sources

Volume III: 1579 to 1595

Edited by Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Elizabeth Clarke, and Elizabeth Goldring

  • Fourth volume in the definitive scholarly edition of a fascinating collection of texts relating to Elizabeth I's 'progresses' around England in the summer and at New Year - essential reading for all scholars of Elizabethan civilization
  • Includes accounts of the dramatic performances, orations, and poems written for the Queen, supplemented by eye-witness accounts of the Queen and her progresses, contemporary correspondence, details of the day-to-day running of the Court during the years from 1579 to 1595
  • This volume includes accounts of the death and funeral procession of Sir Philip Sidney, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, and the threat of the Spanish Armada
  • Reliable transcriptions of important early modern texts - many of which are not available in modern editions - with up-to-date scholarly annotation and commentary
  • All foreign language material - Latin, Greek, Hebrew, French, and Italian - is accompanied by specially-commissioned translations
  • Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white halftones and colour plates
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