The Life of Queen Elizabeth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Life of Queen Elizabeth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview

Known in her time as a painstaking researcher, Agnes Strickland drew from letters, state papers, and private documents to vividly illustrate the life of Elizabeth I, complete with court and domestic intrigue, diplomatic maneuvers, and parliamentary politics. Originally part of Miss Strickland’s twelve-volume 1840-1848 series The Lives of the Queens of England, this edition has been abridged by Ida Ashworth Taylor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411447578
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 05/03/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 392
File size: 453 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Agnes Strickland (1796–1874) was an English historical writer, novelist, poet, and children’s book writer. She collaborated with her older sister Elizabeth on a twelve-volume work entitled The Lives of the Queens of England from 1840 to 1849. Though she began her literary career as a poet, she later abandoned the practice to write historical tales, which are useful but not objective.

Ida Ashworth Taylor (1850-1929) wrote a number of biographies and history books, including Revolutionary Types, Venus Doves, Snow in Harvest, The Tragedy of an Army, Life of Queen Henrietta Maria, and Sir Walter Raleigh.

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