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THE ELIZABETHAN NATION

on Network Three

Elizabethan Government and Society
Eight lectures given by JOEL HURSTFIELD
Astor Professor of English History in the University of London at the University of East A'nglia
4: The Monarchy, Parliament and the Law
Professor Hurstfield argues that the most striking thing about Elizabethan monarchy was not its strength but its weakness. In his fourth lecture he explains why.
First broadcast on February 1
Nine programmes about the ideas and beliefs of the Elizabethans: Thursdays at 7 p.m.
A paperback is available

Network Three

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