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    • Elizabeth--I,--Queen of England,--1533-1603
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Index


Acts and monuments 138, 139, 217–19

Adams, Simon 3, 15–16, 19, 69, 104

Agarde, William 45, 56

Aggas, Edward 156–7

Alba, Don Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, third duke of 145

alehouses and inns 26

Alford, Stephen 2, 5, 16, 18, 19, 35, 38, 73, 90–1

Allen, William, Admonition to the nobility and people of England 222, 223, 226–7

‘An slaugh sidhe so i nEamhuin?’ 206

Andrewes, Edward 194

Anjou, Francis, duke of 23, 33–6, 45, 52, 53, 61, 87

   public debate on 199–202

Arundel, Henry fitz Alan, twelfth earl of 34

Ashridge Manor, Herts 217–19, 256

assizes, see seditious and slanderous words

Aston, Margaret 105, 136

Atherton, Ian 120

Aylmer, John, An harborowe for faithfull and trewe subiectes 223

Bacon, Lady Anne 181–2

Bacon, Sir Nicholas 40, 51, 56–7, 94, 98

   public debate on 210, 224

Ballewe, Thomas Lee 227

Barker, Peter 195

Barnaby, John 52

Barston, John 17, 211

Basing, Patricia 22

Baslyn, Thomas 194, 212

Baxter, Edward 224

Beacon, Thomas 17, 212

Beale, Robert 21–2, 23, 55, 62–3, 63–4, 65, 67, 109, 122, 123, 263

Bedell, Thomas 233–4

Bedford, Francis Russell, second earl of 113, 167

Bedford, Grant 222

bell-ringing 252

Bess of Hardwick, see Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick, countess of

Betteridge, Thomas 266

Blosse (or Mantell), Robert 183

Bodley, Thomas 53, 67

book inventories 113, 148, 154–5

Bowes, Robert 37, 38, 49, 53

Bradshaw, Brendan 205

Brady, Ciaran 191

Brakinbury, R. 110, 118, 121

‘British dimension’ 9–10

broadsides, inc. ballads 149, 171, 175

Bromley, Sir Thomas 34, 37

Brown, David 196, 197–8, 238, 239

Browne, Domenic 246–7

Buckhurst, Thomas Sackville, first Lord 42–3, 52, 89

Burghley, Mildred Cecil, Lady 70, 110

Burghley, William Cecil, first Lord 9, 16, 21, 33, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 48, 50, 51, 55, 56–7, 81, 90–1, 91–2, 93–4, 95, 99, 116, 200

Burke, Peter 31–2

Burnell, Anne 230, 231

Bynneman, Henry 154–5, 162

Caball, Marc 205

Caesar, Sir Julius 34

Calhoun, Craig 27, 184–5, 198, 215

Carew, Lady Elizabeth 54

Carmichael, Sir John 52

Carnsew, Mrs 181

Carnsew, William 29, 30, 155–6, 164, 166, 175, 176, 179, 189, 209

Casimir, Duke John 52

Catherine de Médici 49, 53

Cecil, Sir Thomas 125–6

Chaloner, Thomas 47

Chamber, political role of 67, 68–9

Chambers, David, Discours de la légitime succession des femmes 222, 223

Chard (or Chare), Thomas 156–7

Charles IX of France 40, 49, 53

   see also Elizabeth, marriage negotiations

Charles, Archduke of Austria 36, 40, 42, 49, 55

   see also Elizabeth, marriage negotiations

church reform 137–40

Clark, Peter 26

Clarkson, George 211–12

classical-humanism 14, 16–17, 22, 50, 59, 64, 74–7, 77–8, 81, 211–12

Cleere, Mary 195, 224

Clover, Gregory 196–8

Clybburne 222

Cobham, Frances Newton, Lady 54–5

Cobham, William Brooke, tenth Lord 44, 56–7

Cockburn, James 29

coffee houses 26

Cogswell, Thomas 147, 265

Cole, Mary Hill 17, 73

Coligny, Gaspard de, admiral of France 42

Collinson, Patrick 2, 5, 8, 11, 12–14, 17, 18, 22–3, 23–4, 31, 73, 88

Como, cardinal of 225, 226

Conrad, F.W. 96, 97

Corbet, Robert 67

Cornwallis, Sir Thomas 114, 167

‘counsel of manners’ 96–7, 98–9

counselling 18, 33–50, 50–1, 97–8

   ad hoc 40–7, 47–8, 59, 69–70

   extra conciliar 42–7, 47–8

   gender 92, 93

   importance of personal relationships with Elizabeth 39, 50–6, 69, 78–9

   practice of French kings 83–4

   practice of Henry VIII 83–4

   practice of Mary I 82–3

   probouleutic 33–40, 35–6, 39, 40, 47–8, 59, 61, 82–3, 83–4, 86

   see also Elizabeth; privy council

counsellors 56–7, 64–5

   familial, connections 57, 63–4, 64–5, 79

   networks 59–63, 69–70, 79

   Protestantism 59, 64, 93

   shared outlook 57–8, 64, 92–3

   tensions with Elizabeth 89–92, 93–5, 100–1

   view of responsibilities 92

court, definition of 8–9

   historiography 21, 104, 262–3

   methodology 263–4

   political debate at 106–7, 141

court drama 106, 125, 126, 128, 129

   audience reaction 132–3

   in utramque partem 130–1

   see also dramaturgy

court politics 70–1

   social networks and relations 4, 12–13, 18–20, 23–4, 27–8, 66

court sermons 106, 126, 127–8, 128–9

courtiers, political participation 124–5, 137–40, 141

   political participation, motives 118–19

   see also news, circulation at court 125

Cowan, Brian 25, 184

Crane, Mary Thomas 4, 17, 73, 78

Croft, Sir James 38

Curteys, Richard, bishop of Chichester 128–9

Cust, Richard 26

Dale, Dr Valentine 52

Damon and Pithias (Edwards) 97

Darcy, Edward 68

Darnley marriage 36, 43

Davison, William 44, 47, 60–1

Davye, Thomas 195, 238

Dawson, Jane 9

Daybell, James 114–15, 120

Daye, Richard 235

Dearling, Christopher 194

Dee, John 108

Denys, John 156

Desmond, Eleanor Butler, countess of 70

Digges, Thomas 23

Discouerie of a gaping gulf, The 1, 199–202

Doran, Susan 93

Dormer, Sir Robert 219, 256

Dove, Thomas 130

Dowe, Anne 190

dramaturgy 105–6

Drant, Thomas 127

Drury, Elizabeth Stafford, Lady 54, 57

Duindam, Jereon 21

Dunfermline, Robert Pitcairn, commendator of 41, 51

Dutch revolt 37, 41, 44, 47, 49

   see also Leicester, Robert Dudley, first earl of, Netherlands expedition

‘Edward VI and the Pope’ 104, 127–8, 136

Edwards, Richard, Damon and Pithias 97

Elias, Norbert 21, 104

Elizabeth, Accession Day 232–3, 250–2, 253

   cailleach and phiseogach 219, 242–3

   counselling 18, 33–50, 50–6, 59, 60, 61, 81–2, 82–3, 83–4, 86, 87, 97–8, 99

   Dutch aid 44, 47

   education 74–7, 77–8

   gender 16, 17–18, 20, 81, 82–3, 83–4, 86, 87–8, 93

   gender and public debate 195, 223, 224

   her view of her queenship 18, 19–20, 74, 81–2

   Hezekiah (see also Smith, Sir Thomas) 139, 230

   historiography 1–5, 15–22

   ‘inner ring’ 39, 41, 50–59, 64–5, 69–70, 78–9

   manipulation of conventions of counsel 78, 81

   marriage negotiations 23, 33–6, 40, 42, 45, 49, 55, 132–3

   posthumous reputation 3

   praise of 220, 246–7, 252–3

   privy chamber 19, 22

   Protestant champion 2, 220, 230–1, 244, 253–4

   providential monarchy 79–80, 81

   public debate, in Ireland 242

    on Catholic conspiracy 238–40, 252

    on marriage 186–7

    on religion 229–31, 237

    on royal title 208, 219–20, 243–4

    identification with regime 247–50

   public perceptions of good governance 235

   queenship 4–5, 16, 17–22, 93, 99–100

   reports of pregnancy/children 162, 181, 183, 190, 219, 221, 222–3, 224–8

   role in policy-making 48–50

   views on counsel 80–1

   views on political issues 100–1

   visual depictions of 105, 217–19, 247, 248, 249–50

Elizabethan political agenda 18, 92–3

Elizabethan politics, sources 27–8

Elton, Sir Geoffrey 1, 12, 14, 15, 18, 262

Elyot, Sir Thomas 13

   counsel 84–5, 96–7

Essex, Robert Devereux, second earl of 3, 112

female monarchy, historiography 73–4

   see also Elizabeth; counselling; gender

Feria, Gómez Suárez de Figueroa, count of 54

Feria, Jane Dormer, countess of 54

Fezard, Giles 190

Fitzwilliam, Hugh 42, 257

Fitzwilliam, Lady Anne 69–70

Fletcher, Richard 127

Fogge, Edward 224

Forster, Sir John 52

Fox, Adam 147

Foxe, John 138, 139, 217–19

Freeman, Thomas 2, 139, 201, 217–19

Gaelic poetry, evidence of public debate 206–7, 213, 243–4, 245

   sources 205–6, 245

Gawdy, Anthony 109, 117–18

Gawdy, Bassingborne, the elder 109, 115, 166–7, 175

Gawdy, Lady Anne 112, 115, 166–7, 175, 181

Gawdy, Philip 109, 112, 115, 117–18, 121, 124, 149–50

gender 5–6, 17–18, 20, 22, 25

   see also Elizabeth, queenship

Golding, Arthur, The abridgement of the Historyes of Trogus Pompeius 222, 223

Gorboduc (Sackville and Norton) 105, 128, 132–3, 186–7

Gorges, Thomas 57, 68

Gowing, Laura 227

Graves, Michael 23

Greene, Thomas 194

Grene, Thomas 270

Gresham, Sir Thomas 46–7, 50, 63, 248, 249

   servants and contacts 46–7

Greville, Fulke 47, 52

Grey, Lady Mary 113

Gunter, Lewis 242

Guy, John 2, 5, 8, 16, 18, 73, 82–3, 88, 145–6, 271–2

Habermas, Jürgen 6, 10–11, 23–7, 28, 30–1, 142–3, 203–4, 208–9, 211

   see also public sphere

Haigh, Christopher 1, 4, 15–16

Halasz, Alexandra 26, 28, 146, 185–6, 192

Hales, John 29, 132–3

   see also ‘Journall of matters of state’

Hall, John 195, 230, 231

Hall, Peter 195, 231

Hardwick, Bess of, see Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick, countess of

Hardye, Edward 239

Harris, Barbara 22

Harris, Tim 209

Hatton, Sir Christopher 34, 37, 38, 41, 50, 52, 56–7, 62, 89

Haulle, Alexander 230, 231

Heisch, Allison 17, 73

Heneage, Lady Anne (née Poyntz) 70

Heneage, Sir Thomas 42–3, 50, 55, 67, 80–1, 91, 110

Henry III of France 36, 40, 49, 56, 111

   see also Elizabeth, marriage negotiations

Hickes, Michael 7, 200, 201, 202–3

Hindle, Steve 17

Hooker, John 17, 211

Hopkyns, John 231

Howard of Effingham, William, first Lord 56–7

Howard, Charles 55

Howard, George 56

Hunsdon, Henry Carey, first Lord 33, 34, 39, 43, 44, 49, 51–2, 56–7, 58

Huntingdon, Dorothy Port, countess of 69, 111, 112, 117

Huntingdon, Henry Hastings, third earl of 43

‘imperial monarchy’ 19–20

   see also Elizabeth, her view of her queenship

inns and alehouses 26

Inns of Court 21, 186–8, 192, 201, 211

Ireland 58, 62, 177, 257

   dissemination of pamphlets 159–61

   language 28, 174, 180

   news, English networks 177

    oral dissemination 162–3, 164–5, 171, 177

   political participation, motives, nationalism 244–5

    religion 244

   printing 159

   public debate on Elizabeth 242, 246–7

   public sphere 190–1, 206–7, 213–14

   see also Gaelic poetry

James VI of Scotland 49, 78, 80

John of Austria, Don 44

Jordan, Constance 4, 16

‘Journall of matters of state’ 29, 132–3

   see also Hales, John

Kettell, Grace 210

Kettell, William 210

Killigrew, Henry 34, 45, 50, 51, 57

Killigrew, William 57, 68

King, John 105

Knollys, Catherine 57

Knollys, Sir Francis 34, 40, 51, 57, 67, 89–90, 91, 92, 93, 94–5, 99

Knowsley, William 156–7

Knox, John, The first blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women 223

Knyvett, Lady 111, 112

Knyvet, Thomas 57

Kocher, Paul 167

Lake, Peter 2, 10, 28, 148, 167–8, 189, 227, 238

language 28, 174, 177, 180

Leicester, Robert Dudley, first earl of 7, 21, 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 49, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56–7, 58, 61, 132–3, 200

   Netherlands expedition 37, 40, 41, 43, 56

   public debate on 224–5

Leicester, Lettice Knollys, countess of 57

Leighton, Elizabeth (née Knollys) 57

Leighton, Thomas 53, 57, 68

Lennox, Esmé Stuart, duke of 37, 43, 49, 53

Leslie, John, A defence of the right highe, mightye and noble Princesse Marie 222, 223

Levin, Carole 5–6, 18, 73, 220–1, 228, 229, 235–236

Levy, Fritz 26, 146, 172, 176–7

The life off the 70. Archbishopp of Canterbury 7, 200, 201, 202–3

Lincoln, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, countess of 54, 57

Lincoln, Edward Clinton, ninth earl of 34, 51

Lister, Joan 195, 222

literacy rates 28, 172–3

Lyly, John, Campaspe 129, 167

   Endymion 129, 130, 167

   Euphues and his England 254

   Sapho and Phao 129, 167

Mac an Bhaird, Uilliam Óg 206, 207

Mac Craith, Flann Eoghan 207

MacCaffrey, Wallace 15, 18, 104

Machyn, Henry 29, 166, 175, 210–11

Magno, Alessandro 29, 176

Maitland of Lethington, William 44

Manners, Roger 108–9, 115, 116, 123

Mar, John Erskine, first earl of 41, 49

Marlowe, Christoper, The massacre at Paris 167–8

Mary I, counselling 82–3

Mary Stuart, queen of Scots 36, 37, 40, 42, 44, 45, 50, 53, 55, 62–3, 80, 84, 100–1, 127

   public debate on 252

Mason, Roger 9

McCullough, Peter 105

McLaren, Anne 5, 18, 20, 73, 78, 79–80, 88–9, 221

Medcalfe, William 196, 197–8, 238, 239, 239–40

‘men of business’ 23

Mendoza, Don Bernardino de 61

Merbury, Charles 18–20, 192

Mildmay, Sir Walter 21, 37, 59–60, 63

The misfortunes of Arthur (Hughes) 126, 128, 130

‘mixed polity’ 19–20, 78

Moray, James Stewart, earl of 44

Morrice, James 23

Mortimer, Ian 210–11

Morton, James Douglas, fourth earl of 37, 41, 43, 53

napery 248

Neale, Sir John 3

Nelson, Henry 237

‘New Tudor Political History’ 8, 16–17, 19–20

Newman, John 237

news 46–7

   as a commodity 122

   as a ‘gift’ 120

   circulation at court 107–8

    familial connections 119, 121

    gender 110–12, 113–14

    gossip 111, 112–13, 118

    letters 108, 113, 122, 125

    motives 114–18, 120–2

    observation 122

    oral 108, 122–3, 125

    printed pamphlets 113

    social connections 119–20

    social penetration 110, 120–1, 122–3

   definition 147

   interpretative framework 153–4

   language 174, 177

   methodological approach 147–8

   public circulation, bell ringing 170–1

    court gossip 228–9

    deliberate exclusion 177

    diaries and notebooks 29, 30

    drama 167–8

    financial collections 170

    gender 181

    geographical dissemination 154, 158–9

    interaction oral, manuscript & print 178

    letters 29, 166–7, 179–80

    manuscript pamphlets 167

    observation 166

    oral 162–3, 164–6, 174–5

physical location 168–72

    print and pamphlets 26, 28

    proclamations 169–70

    role of churches 169, 176

    role of inns 171–2, 176

    role of ports 171

    sermons 163

    social exclusivity 176–7, 179

    special prayer books 163–4, 165–6

    public sphere and 145–6

   relationship between court and public circulation 142

   sources 148

   speed and topicality 149–50, 152, 180–1

   see also broadsides; print; pamphlets, postal network

Norfolk, Thomas Howard, fourth duke of 40

   public debate on 196–8, 239–40

Norris, Sir Henry 52

Northampton, Elizabeth Brooke, marchioness of 54

Northern Rising 41, 145, 239–40, 252

Norton, Thomas 23

Nowell, Alexander, dean of St Paul's 130, 233

Nowell, Roger 183, 208, 212

O'Byrne poem book 207

O'Neill, Turlough Luineach 206

O Riordan, Michelle 205, 206

O'Rourke, Brian 243, 244, 245

Orgel, Stephen 21, 104, 105, 106

Ormond, Thomas Butler, tenth earl of 51, 52

Owen, Thomas 189–90, 212

Oxford, Edward de Vere, seventeenth earl of, public debate on 196–8

Padnall, William 224

Padua, bishop of 225

Paget, William 35

Palesmen 190–1, 209, 213–14

pamphlets 150, 252–3

   content 150–1

   cost 28

   dissemination 28, 30, 154, 253

   interpretative framework 153–4

   manuscript 167

   production and quantity 149

   reading practice 28, 147–8, 173

   speed and topicality 152

   veracity 152–3

   see also broadsides; literacy rates; language; news; print

parliament 14

Parmelee, Lisa Ferraro 146

Parry, Blanche 54

Peltonen, Markku 17

Perrot, Sir John 52

Perrye, Lawrence 176

Pettie, George 17

Philip II of Spain 37, 47

   public debate on 195, 196

Pilkington, Samuel 194

Pincus, Steve 25, 172, 176–7, 184

Playfere, Thomas 183

political participation, motives, economic 213–14, 234–5

   

    enfranchisement 209–10

    nationalism 213, 244–5

    religion 212–13, 231, 233–4, 239–40, 244

    social status 210–11

   political roles 211–12

   see also public sphere

popular culture 31–2

Porrege, William 232–3

postal network 179–80, 180–1

Preble, George 237

print 31

   see also broadsides; news; pamphlets

Privy Chamber, political role under Henry VIII 15, 19, 20

   under Elizabeth 19, 20, 22, 54, 55, 56, 57, 67–8, 68–9

privy council 18, 19, 33–6, 38–9, 48, 50, 69

   clerks 35, 38, 61, 62–3

public discourse, see public sphere

public sphere 10, 27, 30–1, 142–4

   definition of 10–11, 23–7, 30, 184, 185–6

   ‘discursive connections’ 196, 199

   execution scaffolds 189

   historiography 5–6, 22–7

   Inns of Court 186–8, 192

   methodology 10

   new definition 199, 215, 216

   Palesmen 190–1, 209

   prisons 188–9

   relationship with court 142–3

   shared discourses 199

   situated 185, 186–91, 192

   sources 28–32, 216, 221

   subjects of debate 204

    Anjou, Francis, duke of 199–202

    Bacon, Sir Nicholas 210, 224

    cess 213–14

    economic 213–14

    Leicester, Robert Dudley, first earl of 224–5

    Mary Stuart, queen of Scots 252

    national identity 207, 208

    Norfolk, Thomas Howard, fourth duke of 196–8, 239–40

    Northern Rising 196–8

    Oxford, Edward de Vere, seventeenth earl of 196–8

    Philip II of Spain 195, 196

    religion 193–5, 201, 202–3, 229–31, 236–7, 237–8

   unsituated 185–6, 193–5, 196–8

   see also Elizabeth; Habermas, Jürgen; political participation

Pugh of Penrhyn, Robert 190, 212–13

Pulman, Michael 18, 35

Quadra, Alvaro de la, bishop of Aquila 54, 55

Questier, Michael 10, 28, 148, 189, 227, 238

Randolph, Thomas 37, 43–4, 50, 51, 56–7, 58, 67, 91

Raymond, Joad 28, 146

Read, Conyers 3

Riccio, David 44

Ridley, Owen 194

Ripton, John 194

Rogers, Daniel 53, 65, 122

royal household, political role of 67

Rutland, Edward Manners, third earl of 54, 108–9, 110, 112, 114, 115, 116–17, 118

Rutland, Henry Manners, second earl of 108

Rutland, John Manners, fourth earl of 109

Sadler, Sir Ralph 40

Scalingi, Paula 4, 16

Scotland 37, 49, 53

Scott, Robert 157, 240, 253

Screven, Thomas 116–17, 120

Scudamore, Mary Shelton, Lady 54, 55

seditious and slanderous words 29–30

sermons, at court 106, 126, 127–8, 128–9

Seyssel, Claude de 85–6

Shadwell, Harry 145

Shagan, Ethan 266

Shepherd, William 236–7

Sherley, Sir Thomas 86

Shrewsbury, George Talbot, sixth earl of 33, 34

Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick, countess (‘Bess of Hardwick’) 110, 111, 113, 114–15, 117, 257

Sidney, Lady Mary 54, 55, 57

Sidney, Sir Henry 52

Sidney, Sir Philip 125–6

Silva, Don Diego Guzmán de 42, 54, 224–5

Simier, Jean de 45

Skinner, Quentin 8, 16

Skinner, Vincent 7, 200, 201, 202–3

Skipworth Cave, Bridget 54

Slater, Stephen 195, 230, 231, 234, 235

Smith, Sir Thomas 13, 39, 41, 89, 132, 160

   wall paintings at Hill Hall 134–40

Smuts, Malcolm 9, 20–1

Somers, John 44–5, 46, 50, 51, 56, 57, 67, 70

St John of Bletsoe, Oliver, Lord 45

Stafford, Edward 44, 45–6, 50, 51, 57, 67

Stafford, Lady Dorothy 54, 57

Starkey, David 4, 8–9, 15, 19, 27–8, 68–9, 71

Stubbe, John 7, 23, 125–6, 187, 192, 199

Sussex, Frances Sidney, countess of 69–70

Sussex, Thomas Radcliffe, third earl of 33, 34, 39, 40, 45, 47, 49, 50, 51, 54, 56–7, 58, 60, 67, 200

Sutton, James 140–1, 217, 248

Swallowfield 13, 17

Symecotes, William 230, 231, 237–8

Talbot, Gilbert 33, 35, 113, 120, 127, 142

Talbot, Mary 113, 142

Tamworth, John 55

Taviner, Mark 263

Taylor, Robert 194, 231

Threle, Robert 222

Throckmorton, Sir Nicholas 42, 43, 46, 50

Thynne, Joan 111, 112, 115

Thynne, John 115

Tremayne, Edmund 61, 67

Usher, Brett 2

Vielleville, Marshall de 48

Wales, dissemination of pamphlets 157, 158–9

   language 28, 174, 177, 180

   news, oral dissemination 164, 172, 175, 176

   printed news 30

   printing 212–213

   public debate in 241–2, 247

   public sphere 189–90

wall-paintings 134–40, 140–1, 247–50, 256

Walsingham, Sir Francis 7, 21, 33, 34, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 57, 58, 59, 62–3, 87, 89, 90, 95, 116, 200

Ward, Roger 30, 157, 158–9, 253

Warwick, Anne Russell, countess of 54, 55, 57, 69

Watson, Ralph 234–5, 238

Wiersdale, Robert 183, 208, 212

Wilkes, Thomas 53, 67

William I of Nassau, prince of Orange 37, 52

Wilson, Dr Thomas 33, 34, 38, 39, 41, 46, 47, 50, 57, 99

Wingfield, Edward 155

Wingfield, Elizabeth 123–6

Winston, Jessica 132, 187

Wixstead, Thomas 196–8

women, role in circulation of news at court 110–12, 113–14

   role in politics 22, 54, 56

   role in public sphere 25

   see also gender; privy chamber

Wood, John a 209–10

Worcester, William Somerset, third earl of 82

Wright, Pam 19, 20, 22

Wynn of Gwydir, John 179

Wyse, George 246–7

York, Sir Edward 55

Zagorin, Perez 9, 20–1

Zaret, David 11, 25, 26, 204, 209, 265


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