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Published: 24 March 2014

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

ISBN: 9780199551385

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

Volume I: 1533 to 1571

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

  • First 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
  • This volume contains the detailed editoral apparatus and introduction, and includes accounts of Elizabeth's coronation and first parliament
  • 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 1533 to 1571
  • 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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