John Roe is Senior Lecturer at the University of York.
This is a fine book, uncluttered by jargon. It tells an important
story from beginning to end. RENAISSANCE QUARTERLY
[A] fine work.... An important, useful, and engaging work for readers with a wide range of interests. SIXTEENTH-CENTURY JOURNAL
A persuasive and perceptive study. ENGLISH
Anyone interested in the history of political ideas and their cultural dissemination has much to gain from [the author's] interpretations. ARCHIV