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Querre-Muhau: Sir Philip Sidney and the New World

  • Roger Kuin (a1)

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This article argues that, so far from being occasional or gold-greedy, Sidney's involvement with the New World was lifelong and more concerned with geopolitical strategy than with personal advantage. It traces his involvement through people such as Hakluyt, Eden, Willes, Gilbert, and Duplessis-Mornay, whose Vérité de la religion chrestienne (which Sidney had begun to translate when he died) contains a major theoretical defense of colonization as a means of saving the Reformation. It also offers a new explanation of Sidney's aborted voyage to the Americas with Drake.

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