Tag Archives: English Reformation

A Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England

A Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England© 2014 Ian Mortimer415 pages Previously Ian Mortimer has offered readers with access to a time machine a handbook for medieval England. Perhaps mystery plays based on Scripture are not your interest, however, and you’d … Continue reading

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The Quest for Shakespeare

The Quest for Shakespeare: the Bard of Avon and the Church of Rome© 2008 Joseph Pearce275 pages Although April 23rd is, historically, the feast of England’s patron saint George,   it is also the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s  death.  2016 … Continue reading

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A Man for All Seasons

“A Man For All Seasons”© 1966 Robert Holt163 pages “…the king wants either Sir Thomas More to bless his marriage or Sir Thomas More destroyed.” “They seem odd alternatives, Secretary.”             The king wants a son, … Continue reading

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Armada

Armada© 2012 John Stack400 pages It is the 16th century, and a crisis looms for England.  Spain, who thanks to the plunder of the New World and its Hapsburg connections, is Europe’s heavyweight and the declared enemy of England, threatens war. Spanish … Continue reading

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Come Rack! Come Rope!

Come Rack! Come Rope!© 1912 Robert Hugh Benson424 pages Dear Miss Manners:      My father, having long been both a leader of resistance against religious tyranny and an inspiration to his countrymen, has surrendered most abjectly and is pestering … Continue reading

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