Burghley William Cecil at the Court of Elizabeth I
ISBN: PB: 9780300170887, Yale University Press, February 2011
432 pp., 23,2x15,4 cm, 16 black&white illus.
William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) was Elizabeth I's closest adviser and, as this revealing and provocative biography shows, the driving force behind the Queen's reign for four decades. Cecil, the steadfast rock of Elizabeth's government, had a...