The Watchers

The Watchers

A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth

eBook - 2012
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To the great Catholic powers of France and Spain, England was a heretic pariah state, a canker to be cut away for the health of the greater body of Christendom. Elizabeth's government, defending God's true Church of England and its leader, the queen, could stop at nothing to defend itself. Headed by the brilliant, enigmatic, and widely feared Sir Francis Walsingham, the Elizabethan state deployed every dark art: spies, double agents, cryptography, and torture. Delving deeply into sixteenth-century archives, Stephen Alford offers a groundbreaking, chillingly vivid depiction of Elizabethan espionage, literally recovering it from the shadows.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012.
ISBN: 9781608193622
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: eBiblioFile
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