Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

256 Pages | 10 black and white images

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199593606

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Governing by Virtue

Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England

Norman Jones

  • Explores how Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I's chief manager, worked with the magisterial classes to manage early modern England
  • Offers a new insight into the politics of virtue and honour in the Elizabethan ruling classes
  • Reframes our understanding of the management of the Tudor state