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The eye of the crown, the development and evolution of the Elizabethan secret service, Kristin M.S. Bezio

Summary
"This volume discusses the development of governmental proto-bureaucracy, which led to and was influenced by the inclusion of professional agents and spies in the early modern English government. The Eye of the Crown is a useful resource for students and scholars interested in government, espionage, social hierarchy, and imperial power in Elizabethan England"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Spycraft and Social Networks in Tudor England -- New Monarchs, Reformation, and the Start of English Intelligence to 1553 -- Exiles, Diplomats, and William Cecil's Spies, 1553-1570 -- Regnans in Excelsis, the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre, and the Foundation of Walsingham's Intelligence Service, 1570-1579 -- Jesuit Priests and Double Agents, 1580-1584 -- The Problem of Mary Queen of Scots, 1585-1587 -- Empire, Armada, and Non-Conformity, 1587-1590 -- Master Secretaries, 1590-1598 -- Kingmaker and Spymaster, 1599-1603 -- A New King in the Network
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (316 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781000640199

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