The Reign of Elizabeth I
Routledge – 2007 – 208 pages
Covering the period from 1558–1603, The Reign of Elizabeth I looks at all the important aspects of the reign of the last of the Tudor monarchs. The volume gives students the critical tools to enable them to perform to their best ability, drawing together the main issues on each topic and providing an accessible guide to the period. Using extensive sources and historiography, Stephen J. Lee explores:
Also including a glossary of key terms and a helpful chronology, this is an essential tool for any student of British history.
'At the very least this book should be available in every library where students are examining Elizabeth's reign…' – History Teaching Review
1. Introduction: Problems at the Beginning of the Reign 2. Securing and Implementing the Religious Settlement 3. Government, Administration and the Economy 4. Elizabeth and Parliament 5. A Puritan Threat? 6. A Catholic Threat? 7. Foreign Policy 8. Society and Culture
Stephen J. Lee was formerly head of history at Bromsgrove School. He has published over twenty books, including European Dictatorships (2nd edition, Routledge, 2000) and, in this series, The Mid Tudors (Routledge, 2007) and Gladstone and Disraeli (Routledge, 2005).