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Published: 06 October 2015

840 Pages | 10 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199551071

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The Correspondence of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Volume I

Edited by Nadine Akkerman

Letters of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia

  • The first complete edition of Elizabeth Stuart's letters ever published, highlighting her position as a key religious, political, and cultural figure in early-modern Europe
  • Includes keys to several cipher codes which decode the letters for the first time, and also allows the reader to use these codes for other correspondence
  • Extensive cross referencing in footnotes brings out parallels between subjects, letters, and events
  • Combined biographical and subject index gives a concise biographical overview of all historical figures mentioned
  • Identifies the original manuscript source and draws attention to the social and communicative context of the letters
  • Preserves the features of the seventeenth-century manuscripts using diplomatic transcriptions
  • Contains translations of all letters in French, making these more accessible while preserving the feel of the original prose