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The fascinating and the Kindle #216 story of ueen Elizabeth's secret outreach to the Muslim world which set England on the path to empire by The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps We think of England as a great power whose empire once stretched The Sultan PDF or from India to the Americas but when Elizabeth Tudor was crowned ueen it was just a tiny and rebellious Protest. Interesting topic and decent enough writing But I found the constant overuse of uotes from contemporary sources and plays actually detracted from the historical information being presented

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The Sultan and the Queen The Untold Story of Elizabeth and IslamAnt island on the fringes of Europe confronting the combined power of the papacy and of Catholic Spain Broke and under siege the young ueen sought to build new alliances Sultan and the Kindle #208 with the great powers of the Muslim Sultan and the ueen The MOBI #190 world She sent an emissary to the Shah of Iran wooed the king of Morocco and entered into an unprecedented alliance with the Ottoman Sultan Murad. A detailed study of the relations between England and the Middle East during the 1500’s and early 1600’s Protestant Elizabeth 1st looked for political and trading alliances with several Muslim leaders particularly with The Ottomans in order to counter the power of the Catholic kings and emperors of Europe Gives real insight into the world of Elizabeth’s foreign policy and intrigues Draws on both European and Eastern sources An insight into Elizabeth’s reign which is normally overlooked Amazing stories of exploration and daring English merchants in Russia and Persia the English man who became an ambassador for the Shah of Persia and toured the courts of Europe Moorish visitors to London who appeared in the cast of Shakespeare’s plays I can only say this book is full of excitement insights and amazement

Lecturer in English Royal Holloway Jerry Brotton ↠ 7 summary

The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam characters ↠ 7 ☆ [Reading] ➶ The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam Author Lecturer in English Royal Holloway Jerry Brotton – Eyltransferservices.co.uk The fascinating story of ueen Elizabeth'sIII with whom she shared a lively correspondence The Sultan and the ueen tells the riveting Sultan and the ueen The MOBI #190 and largely unknown story of the traders and adventurers who first went East to seek their fortunes and reveals how Elizabeth's fruitful alignment with the Islamic world financed by England's first joint stock companies paved the way for its transformation into a global commercial empir. Unfortunately the presentation of the book did not meet my expectation I had no idea that it would arrive without the cover slip As it is I cannot give it as a present I already bought and read the book in the USA I was hoping to get a copy for a friend in the UK Well that was money wasted The condition of the book was not that great either