By Christopher Lee
1603 used to be the yr that Queen Elizabeth I, the final of the Tudors, died. Her cousin, Robert Carey, instantly rode like a demon to Scotland to take the inside track to James VI. The cataclysmic time of the Stuarts had come and the son of Mary Queen of Scots left Edinburgh for London to say his throne as James I of britain.
Diaries and notes written in 1603 describe how a resurgence of the plague killed approximately 40,000 humans. clergymen blamed the sins of the folks for the pestilence, witches have been strangled and burned and plotters strung up on gate tops. yet no longer all was once gloom and violence. From a ship's log we research of the 1st worthwhile cargoes of pepper getting back from the East Indies after the institution of a brand new spice direction; Sharkespeare used to be completing Othello and Ben Jonson wrote furiously to delight a country thirsting for leisure.
1603 used to be essentially the most very important and fascinating years in British historical past. Christopher Lee, acclaimed writer of This Sceptred Isle, unfolds its tale from first-hand debts and unique records to reflect the seminal 12 months during which Britain moved from Tudor medievalism in the direction of the wars, republicanism and regicide that lay forward.
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