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Castles and colonists is the 1st booklet to check existence within the prime province of Elizabeth I's nascent empire. Klinglehofer indicates how an eire of colonizing English farmers and displaced Irish "savages" are governed through an imported Protestant elite from their fortified manors and medieval castles.
Richly illustrated, it screens how a new release of English "adventurers" together with such influential highbrow and political figures as Spenser and Raleigh, attempted to create a brand new type of England, one who gave complete chance to their Renaissance tastes and ambitions.
Based on a long time of study, Castles and Colonists info how archaelogy had printed the lines of a short-lived, yet major tradition which has been, previously, eclipsed in ideological conflicts among Tudor queens, Hapsburg hegemony and local Irish traditions.

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