Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 May 2012

336 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199699681

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The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Alexandra Gajda

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Reassesses the significance of the career of Robert Devereux, one of the most famous Elizabethan courtiers and noblemen
  • Offers a new evaluation of the causes and importance of the 'Essex revolt' of 1601; the last 'Tudor rebellion'
  • Provides a genuinely interdisciplinary account of the political culture of late Elizabethan England, which brings together analysis of politics, political and religious ideas, literary and historical text