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By Susan Brigden

No interval in British historical past has extra resonance and secret this day than the 16th century. New Worlds, misplaced Worlds brings the ambience and occasions of this nice epoch to existence. Exploring the underlying spiritual motivations for the savage violence and turbulence of the period-from Henry VIII's holiday with Rome to the overpowering chance of the Spanish Armada-Susan Brigden investigates the activities and impacts of such near-mythical figures as Elizabeth I, Thomas extra, Bloody Mary, and Sir Walter Raleigh. Authoritative and obtainable, New Worlds, misplaced Worlds, the most recent within the Penguin background of england sequence, offers an exceptional advent to at least one of an important, compelling, and interesting sessions within the heritage of the Western global.

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