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The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Alexandra Gajda

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In sixteenth‐century England, Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, enjoyed great renown: a favourite of Elizabeth I, Essex was a privy councillor and general of exceptionally powerful ambition, who ... More


Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Peter Marshall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Centuries on, what the Reformation was and what it accomplished remain deeply contentious. This new history argues that sixteenth-century England was a society neither desperate for nor allergic to ... More


Political Communication and Political Culture in England, 1558-1688

Barbara J. Shapiro

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783620
eISBN:
9780804784580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783620.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book surveys the channels through which political ideas and knowledge were conveyed to the English people from the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth I to the Revolution of 1688. It argues that ... More


Scenes of Instruction in Renaissance Romance

Jeff Dolven

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226155364
eISBN:
9780226155371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155371.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

We take it for granted today that the study of poetry belongs in school—but in sixteenth-century England, making Ovid or Virgil into pillars of the curriculum was a revolution. This book explores how ... More


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