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Go-Go-Go! gStanding of the murky politics in the English court and how Elizabeth I s reign shaped European history Overall I feel like I ve had areat starting point for further reading 355An interesting read I m not Somato Respiratory Integration Workbook generally into naval histories so this was out of my comfort zone But it showed another side of Elizabeth I s foreign policy It covers multiple topics like spice trade the relationship with SpainPhillip II therowth and stabilization of Protestant faith slave trade establishing towns in America and other things I enjoyed it but it jumped around a lot Excellent The Virgin ueen assumed the throne at the age of 25 Hot tempered and intelligent the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn declared that she would never marry after witnessing what her father had done to her mother Instead she focused on building an empireBased on primary sources including thousands of letters between merchant adventurers and thousands of letters between merchant adventurers and Elizabeth I this rather fresh take on the times suggests that swashbuckling English pirates had everything on the times suggests that swashbuckling English pirates had everything do with England s advancement Drake Cavendish Raleigh and scores of others took turns as favorites of the ueen Cavendish circumnavigated the Reine Mädchensache globe only eight years after Drake had done it English adventurers terrorized the seas defeated the Spanish armada and established colonies in the New World while amassingreat wealth for impoverished England and themselve. I relying on a wealth of historical sources and thousands of the ueen's personal letters to tell The Thrilling Story Of thrilling story of visionary monarch and the swashbuckling mariners who terrorized the seas to amass reat wealth for themselves and the Crow. Ler But oh what a ueen she was Yes she had "her ood and bad sides and the situation with Ireland was "good and bad sides and the situation with Ireland was a bad side but honours o to her ood and bad sides and the situation with Ireland was definitely a bad side but honours o to for strengthening a nation in the face of the massive adversity thanks to SpainUp until now the name Francis Drake meant very little to me something about voyages around thanks to SpainUp until now the name Francis Drake meant very little to me something about voyages around lobe but Susan Ronald hammers home the conditions in which these entleman explorers like him had to work in order to succeed in their monumental voyages Their ships were fragile wooden things often at the mercy of the elements Sickness and privation were spectres that loomed constantly and if not that mutiny among the crew posed yet threatsWe take our maps and GPS for ranted nowadays Back then these brave and hardy souls navigated unknown and often hostile territory Not all the natives they encountered were friendly and often Spanish colonists were less than welcoming Ronald touches on the slave trade as well and how folks like John Hawkins had a hand in this terrible aspect of life during this era The conditions aboard the slavers must have been hellish and the fates of those poor souls terrible once they arrived in the New WorldAll in all The Pirate ueen offers a rough sketch illustrating how early plunderers merchant and pirates ave rise to British maritime strength and set the stage for the British Empire that was to follow I came away with a better under. Philosophers and her stalwart Privy Council to anchor her throne and in doing so planted the seedlings of an empire that would ultimately cover two fifths of the world In 'The Pirate ueen' historian Susan Ronald offers a fresh look at Elizabeth. The Pirate ueen ueen Elizabeth I Her Pirate Adventurers and the Dawn of EmpireThis book assumed too much prior knowledge on the subject of economics For instance in one chapter Elizabeth stabilized the runaway inflation by recalling the old currency and minting new coins As I read it I kept nodding saying to myself Oh so that S How You Do It I Don T Know Enough how you do it I don t know enough economics to know whether Elizabeth s strategy was brilliant or routine risky or sure When I read that chapter I merely read a list of Elizabeth s actions without being able to put them into the proper context or learn from them I ve needed a book detailing the kind of socio political economic environment that would support piracy and The Pirate ueen ave me exactly the kind of background I needed for my research As background reading to inform my own writing this volume provides a rough history of Elizabethan times written in such a way that one isn t too overwhelmed with an info dump of names places And Famous Battles In Other Words It S Perfect For famous battles In other words it s perfect for like me who needed a basic introduction to European history other than having watched a handful of historical moviesObviously Elizabeth I is the focus of this novel and she s revealed as both shrewd ruler and a woman who s prone to the flattery of her Hear the Wolves gentleman adventurers The dynamics at court in a traditionally patriarchal society must have had uite a shake up when she steadfastly refused to marry andive up her sovereignty as ru. Extravagant whimsical and hot tempered Elizabeth was the epitome of power both feared and admired by her enemies Dubbed the pirate ueen by the Vatican and Spain's Philip II she employed a network of daring merchants brazen adventurers astronomer.

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