Anglo-German Relations and the Protestant Cause: Elizabethan Foreign Policy and Pan-Protestantism (Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World 10)
By: David Scott Gehring (author)Hardback
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Challenging accepted notions of Elizabethan foreign policy, Gehring argues that the Queena (TM)s relationship with the Protestant Princes of the Holy Roman Empire was more of a success than has been previously thought. Based on extensive archival research, he contends that the enthusiastic and continual correspondence and diplomatic engagement between Elizabeth and these Protestant allies demonstrate a deeply held sympathy between the English Church and State and those of Germany and Denmark.
David Gehring is Assistant Professor of Early Modern English History at the University of Nottingham
Introduction: Elizabethan England and the German Question 1. The Elizabethan Settlement and Anglo-German Policy in the First Years 2. Foedus et Fractio I: The Fortunes and Challenges of Anglo-German Diplomacy, 1560-76 3. Foedus et Fractio II: The Formula of Concord and the Protestant League, 1577-80 4. Foedus et Fractio III: The Confessional Realignment of Anglo-German Relations, 1580-86 5 Foedus et Fractio IV: The Crescendo of European Conflict and the Changing of the Guard, 1587-92 Conclusion: England and the Protestant Princes of the Empire
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