The Elizabethan New Year's Gift Exchanges, 1559-1603

Author(s): 
Lawson, Jane A.
ISBN: 
9780197265260
Date published: 
September 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£140.00

This is a fully-annotated and cross-indexed edition of the 24 extant New Year's gift rolls of Queen Elizabeth 1, now transcribed and collected in one volume for the first time. Important appendices include biographical sketches of participants in the exchanges, a listing of gift items, and a glossary of unusual or obsolete words.