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A discourse by Sir John Norris for Elizabeth I concerning the Low Countries

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A discourse by Sir John Norris for Elizabeth I concerning the Low Countries

Author
Sir John Norris
Date
March 1588
Medium
Manuscript

At the end of March 1588 a Spanish informant reported that Norris had presented Elizabeth I with a discourse (CSP Spain 1587-1603, p. 241). In this manuscript, Norris, a veteran of the English armies in the Low Countries, urges the Queen to continue her support of the Dutch Revolt as the surest means to safeguard her realm from the threat posed by Philip II of Spain.

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