A Monarchy of Letters

Royal Correspondence and English Diplomacy in the Reign of Elizabeth I

  • Authors
  • Rayne Allinson

Part of the Queenship and Power book series (QAP)

About this book


This book examines Elizabeth's correspondence with several significant rulers, analyzing how her letters were constructed, drafted and presented, the rhetorical strategies used, and the role these letters played in facilitating diplomatic relations.


Diplomacy empire France monarchy Russia Scotland Spain

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-43560-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-00836-7
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