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Letters from Sir Robert Cecil to Sir George Carew John Maclean

Letters from Sir Robert Cecil to Sir George Carew

John Maclean

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331376309
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180 pages
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Excerpt from Letters From Sir Robert Cecil to Sir George CarewThe two distinguished Statesmen immediately connected with the Correspondence printed in the following pages are too well known in history to need any introduction to the Members of theMoreExcerpt from Letters From Sir Robert Cecil to Sir George CarewThe two distinguished Statesmen immediately connected with the Correspondence printed in the following pages are too well known in history to need any introduction to the Members of the Camden Society. The letters, however, are so characteristic of the writer, and throw so much light on the policy pursued by the Court of Queen Elizabeth in the affairs of Ireland during the latter years of her reign, that they cannot fail to be interesting, not only to the student of Irish history of that period, but also, generally, to historical scholars.When we consider the nature of many of these letters, and the cautious character of the writer, it is not a little surprising that they should remain extant. It is true Sir Robert Cecil did his best to secure their destruction. Many of them were intended to be strictly secret.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.