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A Monarchy of Letters: Royal Correspondence and English Diplomacy in the Reign of Elizabeth I

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Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) sent more letters into more distant kingdoms than any English monarch had before, and her exchanges with an ever-growing number of rulers reveal how shifting conceptions of sovereignty were made manifest on paper. This book examines Elizabeth's correspondence with several significant rulers, analyzing how her letters were constructed, drafted ...more
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published May 15th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
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