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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Stephen Budiansky
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-25 - Publisher: Penguin

Sir Francis Walsingham’s official title was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I, but in fact this pious, tight-lipped Puritan was England’s first spymaster. A ruthless, fiercely loyal civil servant, Walsingham worked brilliantly behind the scenes to foil Elizabeth’s rival Mary Queen of Scots and outwit Catholic Spain and France, which
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Margaret Weis, Robert Krammes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-21 - Publisher: Tor Books

The start of a swashbuckling adventure from New York Times bestselling author Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes Captain Kate Fitzmaurice was born to sail. She has made a life of her own as a privateer and smuggler. Hired by the notorious Henry Wallace, spymaster for the queen of Freya, to
Prisoners, Lovers, & Spies
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Kristie Macrakis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-28 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This “engrossing study” of invisible ink reveals 2,000 years of scoundrels, heroes and their ingenious methods for concealing messages (Kirkus). In Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies, Kristie Macrakis uncovers the secret history of invisible ink and the ingenious way everything from lemon juice to Gall-nut extract and even certain bodily fluids
Character of Cats the
Language: en
Authors: Stephen Budiansky
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher:

There are no seeing-eye cats, guard cats, or sled cats--and for very good reason. In "The Character of Cats, " acclaimed author and scientist Budiansky combines scientific research, fascinating lore, and his own infectious fondness for all things feline to elucidate the mysteries of these fickle creatures.
Elizabeth and Her Court
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Kathryn Hinds
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

"A social history of Elizabethan England, focusing on life in the upper echelons of society during the famous monarch's reign: 1558-1603"--Provided by publisher.