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The Resource The watchers : a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I, Stephen Alford

The watchers : a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I, Stephen Alford

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The watchers : a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I
Title
The watchers
Title remainder
a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Alford
Title variation
Secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Elizabeth I was a ruler who radiated a sense of power and purpose. Her long and successful reign was the apotheosis of the Tudor dynasty. Her subjects themselves felt that they were living in exceptional times and her reign has always been remembered as an age of unique wealth, confidence and adventure
Summary
Presents a history of the sixteenth-century monarch's secret service and its ruthless war against England's enemies, evaluating the contributions of Sir Francis Walsingham while profiling the dark intelligence practices of the period
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10153800
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alford, Stephen
Dewey number
942.055
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Espionage
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I
Label
The watchers : a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I, Stephen Alford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE Spying Out the Land -- 1.Ten Days in November -- 2.The Lion's Mouth -- 3.English Roman Lives -- 4.`Judas his parts' -- 5.Paris and London -- 6.Hunting Edmund Campion -- 7.Out of the Shadows -- pt. TWO Enemies of the State -- 8.`Sundry wicked plots and means' -- 9.The Secret Lives of William Parry -- 10.`The enemy sleeps not' -- 11.`A very unadvised enterprise' -- 12.Dangerous Fruits -- 13.Alias Cornelys -- 14.Sleights of Hand -- 15.Framing the Labyrinth -- pt. THREE Politics and Money -- 16.An Axe and an Armada -- 17.`Good and painful long services' -- 18.Platforms and Passports -- 19.The Fall and Rise of Thomas Phelippes -- 20.Politics and Prognostications -- 21.Ends and Beginnings
Control code
000049649641
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781846142604
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The watchers : a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I, Stephen Alford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE Spying Out the Land -- 1.Ten Days in November -- 2.The Lion's Mouth -- 3.English Roman Lives -- 4.`Judas his parts' -- 5.Paris and London -- 6.Hunting Edmund Campion -- 7.Out of the Shadows -- pt. TWO Enemies of the State -- 8.`Sundry wicked plots and means' -- 9.The Secret Lives of William Parry -- 10.`The enemy sleeps not' -- 11.`A very unadvised enterprise' -- 12.Dangerous Fruits -- 13.Alias Cornelys -- 14.Sleights of Hand -- 15.Framing the Labyrinth -- pt. THREE Politics and Money -- 16.An Axe and an Armada -- 17.`Good and painful long services' -- 18.Platforms and Passports -- 19.The Fall and Rise of Thomas Phelippes -- 20.Politics and Prognostications -- 21.Ends and Beginnings
Control code
000049649641
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781846142604
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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