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Full Development or Self-Restraint: Middle-Class Women and Working-Class Elevation

Sylvia Jenkins Cook

in Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores the later decades of the 19th century, when women's factory labor was no longer a novelty, and industrial and class tensions were becoming increasingly the focus of reforming ... More


Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Nadine Akkerman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book presents a biography of Elizabeth Stuart, one of the most misrepresented and underestimated figures of the seventeenth century. Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of James VI and I, was married to ... More


The Archbishop Strikes Back

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In order to prevent the ex-patriate community from becoming radicalised, Laud sent his protégé Sampson Johnson to The Hague to replace Griffin Higgs as Elizabeth’s chaplain. Johnson was to undermine ... More


Losing Champions

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

1626 was a dangerous year for those wedded to Elizabeth’s cause. The first major loss was Christian of Brunswick, who succumbed to illness aged 26. Elizabeth bore this badly, lapsing into a ... More


Unlikely Bedfellows

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Compelled to try to find alternative ways to raise money and placate the Swedes, Elizabeth concocted two schemes: claiming her share of their Danish grandmother's inheritance promised her by Charles; ... More


A Widow’s Weeds

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Frederick V’s unexpected death was accompanied by fear that Elizabeth’s grief would overcome her, and that the Palatinate would never be recovered from the Swedes. Charles I sent for her, but she ... More


Dwindling Influence

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Her ally the Landgravine of Hesse died, but Elizabeth could not afford mourning clothes. The Hague had become a centre of elite entertainment under Elizabeth's influence, with masques (Ballet de la ... More


Heaven as Home: The Victorians and Heaven, 1830–1870

Gary Scott Smith

in Heaven in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199738953
eISBN:
9780199897346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738953.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the middle decades of the nineteenth century, Americans’ vision of heaven changed dramatically, from one centered on God to one focused on humans. The subjects of heavenly recognition, the ... More


A Republican Queen

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After five months on the run, Frederick and Elizabeth arrived in The Hague where the States General rented them a house - for three days. The couple, however, stayed put, showing no sign of leaving ... More


Introduction

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses how Elizabeth Stuart is misrepresented in historiography, with biographers often taking her words or the words of those who knew her out of context, or simply ... More


Queen of Bohemia

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Elizabeth Stuart was crowned Queen of Bohemia in Prague on 7 November 1619, three days after she had watched her husband Frederick V become the country’s king. Frederick spent his time collecting ... More


Lost Causes and the Civil War

Maurice S. Lee

in Uncertain Chances: Science, Skepticism, and Belief in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797578
eISBN:
9780199932412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797578.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This short coda discusses how the Civil War figures in the narrative of chance’s rise in America. Though often taken to announce the broad emergence of chance in American thought and culture, the ... More


Military Manoeuvres

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

On 25 February 1623, at Ratisbonne, the Emperor publically announced that the Palatinate Electorship had been transferred to Maximilian I, Duke of Bavaria. On 29 March 1623, James signed Frankenthal ... More


Inseverable Ties with Austria and Spain

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Maximilian I, Duke of Bavaria, was afraid of Habsburg expansionism and proposed a counter offer to the Palatine-Imperial match: instead of Frederick Henry, heir of the Palatinate, marrying a daughter ... More


Peace, at a Price

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Charles Louis signed the Peace of Westphalia, consenting to a partial restitution, the one result Elizabeth had tried to prevent all these years. Charles Stuart authorised James Graham, 1st Marquess ... More


‘The Kinge and His Cubbs’ in Peril

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers several thwarted plots against the Stuarts, which had a particular affect on Elizabeth’s relationship with her brother Henry. First, the Main and Bye plots - a pair of ... More


The Marriage of Thames and Rhine

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

With Henry dead, James was keen that Elizabeth’s marriage go ahead as planned, not least as many of his subjects were now unhappy to see their princess, who they considered a far more likely heir ... More


Heidelberg: The Eye of the Storm

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After the wedding, Elizabeth and Frederick began the journey to his ancestral home, Heidelberg, and were entertained royally in the United Provinces. After persuading the States General to join the ... More


Undesirable Matches, Unfortunate Endings

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Elizabeth’s son Edward married Anne de Gonzaga, a French-Italian noblewoman he met while at the French court, to great scandal, not least because, in the process, he converted to Catholicism. In The ... More


Matches Made in Court, not in Heaven

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explains how the accession of James VI of Scotland to the English crown transformed his two elder children into hotly desired marriage material, and how proposals were received from all ... More


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