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    The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I

    The acclaimed and enthralling story of the dark side of Elizabethan rule, from Stephen Alford

    Elizabeth I's reign is known as a golden age, yet to much of Europe she was a 'Jezebel' and heretic who had to be destroyed. The Watchers is a thrilling portrayal of the secret state that sought to protect the Queen; a shadow world of spies, codebreakers, agent provocateurs and confidence-men who would stop at nothing to defend the realm.

    Part of the Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens exhibition range.

    Find out more about the exhibition https://www.bl.uk/events/elizabeth-and-mary

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    Author: Stephen Alford

    Brand: Penguin Books Ltd 

    Number of pages: 416 pages

    Binding: Paperback