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CUIUS REGIO, EIUS RELIGIO? THE CHURCHES, POLITICS, AND RELIGIOUS IDENTITIES, 1558–1600

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This discusses the political history of the religious settlements between 1558 and the end of the century. It contrasts England and Scotland, roughly characterized by having reformation from above ... More


Deities, Devils, and Dams: Elizabeth I, Dover Harbour and the Family of Love: Raleigh Lecture on History

DAVID WOOTTON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about Elizabeth I Queen of England delivered by the author at the 2008 Raleigh Lecture on History held at the British Academy. It explores the religious ... More


Women Latinists in Sixteenth-Century England

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on English pride in learned women by 1550: learned women at the early Tudor court. It discusses Erasmus and the household of Sir Thomas More; the development of companionate ... More


The Political Foreground

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Poetry and the Realm of Politics: Shakespeare to Dryden

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117315
eISBN:
9780191670916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117315.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter opens with a short consideration of William Camden, England's first major historian. It focuses on the governance of the body politic, and the way in which major poetry between the later ... More


Political Elizabethanism and the Spenser Revival

Christine Gerrard

in The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129820
eISBN:
9780191671869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129820.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the Elizabethan revival of the Robert Walpole era. Surprisingly little scholarship exists on one of the most inescapable features of this period: the widespread cult of ... More


Nation, Monarch, and Israel

Achsah Guibbory

in Christian Identity, Jews, and Israel in 17th-Century England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199557165
eISBN:
9780191595004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557165.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the developing notion that England was the special object of God's favor. Enabling the Reformation separation from Rome, the Hebrew Bible was used to legitimize England's ... More


William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Christopher Maginn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using the long association of William Cecil (1520–98) with Ireland as a vehicle for ... More


The History of Madam Britannia

Emma Major

in Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation 1712-1812

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699377
eISBN:
9780191738029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699377.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the history of Britannia. It looks at her many representations on coins, prints, medallions, and argues that she became an important means of uniting the country under William ... More


The Politics of Courtly and Anti‐Courtly Love Poetry in the Hands of Collectors

Joshua Eckhardt

in Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti-Courtly Love Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559503
eISBN:
9780191721397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559503.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The second chapter analyzes four manuscript verse miscellanies whose compilers each constructed a striking relationship between John Donne and Sir Walter Ralegh. Yet, as the chapter ultimately ... More


Performing Madam Britannia and the Blessing of Example

Emma Major

in Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation 1712-1812

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699377
eISBN:
9780191738029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699377.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at some women who were claimed by their contemporaries as examples to the nation or as women who benefited the public. It begins with Elizabeth Burnet, who was involved in the ... More


‘No deformitie can abide before the sunne’: Imagining Early Modern Women's Reading

Helen Smith

in 'Grossly Material Things': Women and Book Production in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651580
eISBN:
9780191741654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651580.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter Five turns from questions of making and dissemination to the practice of reading, marking a move away from recent studies of marginalia and interpretation to the question of how and where ... More


O Brave New World? The Union of England and Scotland in 1603

Jenny Wormald

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the drama and tension of the accession, and the history of the Union of the Crowns in the lifetime of James. James VI was proclaimed King of England when Elizabeth died. It was ... More


The Second Tetralogy and After

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Poetry and the Realm of Politics: Shakespeare to Dryden

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117315
eISBN:
9780191670916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117315.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The likening of King John to the Protestant Tudors was orthodoxy for their era until dramatists of the 1590S injected into the comparison the volatile contemporary ingredient of Arthur and the ... More


The Public Fountain: Elizabethan Politics and the Humanist Tradition

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Queen is associated with the unsullied springs of pure Scripture and doctrine and as she is refreshed at faith's fountain, so she in turn conveys that same spiritual refreshment to her people. ... More


1559: The Taming of the Wolves

Martin Wiggins

in Drama and the Transfer of Power in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650590
eISBN:
9780191741982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650590.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyses and reconstructs the dramatic response to the return of Protestantism to the heart of English government with the accession of Elizabeth I after five years of Mary I's ... More


Elizabeth I and Counsel

Susan Doran

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Elizabeth I’s statements about counsel that appeared in printed works (such as her Sententiae,published prayers and proclamations), public orations (especially to parliament) ... More


Hamlet, Henry, Epicoene, and Hebraica: Marriage Questions

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explores marital and gender issues as they are dramatized in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Jonson’s Epicoene. The conflict between Prince Hamlet and Claudius can be recast as a scriptural ... More


The Edwardian Legacy, 1560–1604

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Elizabeth I's reign experienced the establishment of an Anglican via media or middle way between Rome and Geneva. This middle way perspective asserts that the excesses of the Edwardian rule were ... More


Introduction

H. K. Woudhuysen

in Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is a book about manuscripts; about the men and women who wrote, read, bought, sold, presented, and received them. It is also a book about paper, pen, and ink, and a book about those for whom ... More


Avant-garde Conformity and the English Church, c. 1590–1625

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Despite the order that Elizabeth enforced in 1559, the altarwise positions of the communion tables and the use of wafer bread in communion did not become widespread practices. Religious images, even ... More


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