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Melancholia and the Passions 1643–1650

Stephen Gaukroger

in Descartes: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237242
eISBN:
9780191597480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237243.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines Descartes's later years through the large volume of correspondence from that period, much of it with Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia. This correspondence was mainly concerned with the ... More


‘A dame, an owner, a defendresse’: Women, Patronage, and Print

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/9780199651580.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter Two addresses the question of patronage, briefly charting existing scholarship in the field before moving on to examine a number of neglected sources, which offer more concrete evidence of ... More


“The highest stepp of wickednes”—1631–1639

J. Sears McGee

in An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804785464
eISBN:
9780804794282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785464.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter treats the continuing development of D’Ewes’s political and religious ideology and its relation to news from abroad and at home in the 1630s. At home his anger against and fear of the ... More


The Prince and the Poodle: Before the Civil War

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concentrates on Prince Rupert's early life. It begins by introducing Rupert's parents – Charles I's sister, Elizabeth Stuart, the original ‘Queen of English hearts’, and Frederick V, ... More


“His Factor for our loves”: The Countess of Bedford and John Donne

Julie Crawford

in Mediatrix: Women, Politics, and Literary Production in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712619
eISBN:
9780191780936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712619.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In this chapter I argue that John Donne’s verse letters to the Countess of Bedford, perhaps the most influential “Factor” or “mediatrix” in Jacobean England, were part of a politically and ... More


The Family Man

Rachel Hammersley

in James Harrington: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809852
eISBN:
9780191847172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809852.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

After setting out the limited range of sources available that provide information on Harrington’s life, Chapter 1 explores his family connections and early years. Detail is provided on his immediate ... More


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