By stealthy efforts at home and abroad the Elizabethan spy clusters became forced to be feared
By stealthy efforts at home and abroad the Elizabethan spy clusters became forced to be feared. Kidnapping, surveillance, conspiracy, counter-espionage, theft and lying were just a few of the methods employed to defeat the ever-present threat of regicide. This book challenges many stale notions about espionage in Renaissance England and presents complex material in an absorbing way, so that the reign of Elizabeth I is shown in a compellingly new and bold light.
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The Elizabethan Secret Services (Paperback). Alan Haynes (author). Publisher: The History Press Ltd ISBN: 9780752450469 Number of pages: 240 Weight: 250 g Dimensions: 200 x 120 x 20 mm.
The Elizabethan Secret Services Paperback – July 1, 2009. Alan Haynes is a prolific writer on Elizabethan and 17th-century history. His other books include Walsingham, Sex in Elizabethan England, and The Gun Powder Plot. by. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central.
Alan Haynes is a prolific writer on Elizabethan and 17th-century history. His other books include Walsingham, Sex in Elizabethan England, and The Gun Powder Plot
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The Elizabethan Secret Services - Alan Haynes. Treason begets spies and spies treason as Sir John Harington, a godson of Elizabeth I, noted in a puzzled reflection on cause and effect. There were almost as many compelling reasons for being a spy as there were spies themselves – belligerent conviction, self-interest, family necessity, vanity, desperation and perhaps a low threshold of boredom. Those named in this book, rescued from obscurity, were commanded by the great men of the Elizabethan Privy Council through their own secretaries.
The Elizabethan Secret Services. Published: 29-05-2009.
Elizabethan Secret Services - eBook. The England of Elizabeth was a nation under threat, both from factions within and great powers without. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Elizabethan Secret Services - eBook. Opposition to the Protestant establishment meant that the queen and her court constantly believe themselves menaces by subterfuge and plots. In this fragile climate, spies and spy networks were of.
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