War, Government and Society in Tudor England, 1544-1604
|Publication Date||January 2004|
|Formats||Hardcover Paperback Ebook|
The human and financial cost of war between 1544 and 1604 strained English government and society to their limits. Paul Hammer offers a new narrative of these wars which weaves together developments on land and sea. Combining original work and a synthesis of existing research, Hammer explores how the government of Elizabeth I overhauled English strategy and weapons to create forces capable of confronting the might of Habsburg Spain.