1 thought on “The Lisle Letters”

  1. Difficult to review this. I took from it what I needed but I am not a scholar and it is clearly an important historical source. For my purposes though it was interesting but difficult. The introduction was wonderful and the introductory pieces for each letter were good but I didn't have right ear for the Tudor letters themselves. There was such a lot of formal expression and most seemed to be asking for favours and introducing gifts meant to sweeten requests. There was such a world of diplomacy [...]

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