"A treasure for scholars and renaissance buffs alike. It provides scholars with an opportunity to delve into a rare commemorative record of a specific Elizabethan event. . . . With the skills of the academic researcher and the instincts of a detective Durning outlines a most interesting case for the creation of the manuscript, the motives for its construction, and the processes of its development. . . . Well deserving of a recommendation to read and keep as a treasure."