Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World
Britain, Ireland, Europe, and AmericaBook - 1999
The individuals and events of the Elizabethan era continue to be popular topics for contemporary literature and film, and Elizabethan drama, poetry, and music are studied and enjoyed everywhere by students, scholars, and the general public. The Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World provides its users with clear definitions and descriptions of people, events, institutions, ideas, and terminology relating in some significant way to the Elizabethan period. The first dictionary of history to focus exclusively on the reign of Elizabeth I, this volume is also the first to take abroad trans-Atlantic approach to the period by including relevant individuals and terms from Irish, Scottish, Welsh, American, and Western European history.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- British -- Encyclopedias.
Ireland -- History -- 1558-1603 -- Encyclopedias.
Europe -- History -- 1517-1648 -- Encyclopedias.