By John A. Wagner
This is a reference source of definitions and descriptions of people, events, institutions, ideas, and terminology relating to the Elizabethan era. Nearly 500 entries encompass a wide range of major topics, ranging from art and architecture to science, astrology,and medicine. The book takes a transatlantic approach to history, including information about relevant individuals and terms from Irish, Scottish, Welsh, American, and Western European history. Seven appendixes offer additional background data on genealogies, religious leaders, and monarchs, as well as selected works of fiction, film and audio recordings, and Web sites that should be of interest to Elizabethan scholars and aficionados.