Skip to Content

The Reign of Elizabeth I

1558–1603

By Stephen J. Lee

Routledge – 2007 – 208 pages

Series: Questions and Analysis in History

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $30.95
    978-0-415-30213-5
    October 29th 2007
  • Add to CartHardback: $140.00
    978-0-415-30212-8
    October 30th 2007

Description

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:

  • the religious settlement
  • government and foreign policy
  • the economy
  • Elizabeth's relationship with Parliament
  • society and culture.

Also including a glossary of key terms and a helpful chronology, this is an essential tool for any student of British history.

Reviews

'At the very least this book should be available in every library where students are examining Elizabeth's reign…'History Teaching Review

Contents

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

Author Bio

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).

Name: The Reign of Elizabeth I: 1558–1603 (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Stephen J. Lee. 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,...
Categories: British History, Early Modern History 1500-1750