Download The Reign of Elizabeth I by Christopher Haigh (eds.) PDF

By Christopher Haigh (eds.)

Show description

Read Online or Download The Reign of Elizabeth I PDF

Best intelligence & espionage books

The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60

The belief of the chilly battle as a propaganda contest instead of an army clash is being more and more authorized. This has ended in a re-assessment of the connection among fiscal rules, political agendas and cultural actions in Western Europe put up 1945. This ebook presents a massive cross-section of case reports that spotlight the connections among overt/covert actions and cultural/political agendas in the course of the early chilly conflict.

Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Intelligence (Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence)

Given the rivalries and suspicions winning within the center East, it's not remarkable that the majority of those states are very involved in espionage and infiltration. With the extra probability of terrorism, nuclear guns, a wide U. S. army presence, and the Arab-Israeli clash, the result's an impressively busy intelligence undefined, proportionately greater and extra large than in so much different areas.

The Circuit: An Ex-SAS Soldier / A Secretive Industry / The War on Terror / A True Story

Autobiographical money owed purportedly revealing derringdo via former participants of the British SAS, or that have the phrases actual account, strongest and secretive of their subtitle, evidently invite a few scepticism as to their literary, old or expert worthy. this can be really so while the ostensible writer is assisted through the companies of a contract journalist.

Extra resources for The Reign of Elizabeth I

Example text

Meanwhile Sir Henry Percy negotiated with the Scots, who were unhappy about the French presence in their country. ELIZABETH'S FIRST YEAR 41 Urging them to join with the English against the Catholic French 'for maintainance of the Word of God', Percy and the Wardens of the Marches procured a ceasefire from 6 March. 19 For a time it did not appear that the success with the Scots could be repeated with the French, and the negotiations at Cateau Cambresis dragged on through March. Elizabeth had finally agreed to make peace on condition that Calais be returned later upon payment of an indemnity, but there was much haggling over the exact terms.

Shortly after they left the Abbey, two bishops were arrested and sent to the Tower, charged with disobedience to common authority. By thus exercising its political muscle, the Council helped guarantee the eventual passage of the uniformity statute by reducing the number of Catholic votes in the Upper House. 24 v As the Easter holiday drew to a close and Parliament reconvened, new bills for supremacy and uniformity were being prepared for introduction. Because of the resistance to the 44 THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH I uniformity, each issue was to be dealt with separately, so the government would be assured of obtaining the supremacy, even ifit did not achieve the form of worship it desired.

On 9 February the Commons heard the first reading of a bill to make Elizabeth the supreme head of the English Church. When it reached its second reading a long debate ensued, ending three days later, when it was committed. That same day, 15 February, a bill 'for order of service and ministers in the Church' was heard, and on the 16th a bill entitled 'The book for common prayer and ministration ofthe sacraments' was ready. Thus by the middle of February there seem to have been three bills for the reform of religion.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.09 of 5 – based on 47 votes