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‘By Cyphers, or by Magicke Mighf’: Prophecy and History

Bart van Es

in Spenser’s Forms of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249701
eISBN:
9780191719332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249701.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the attempts made to extend beyond historical endings through the practice of ‘political prophecy’. It is concerned with the changeable reading of old histories. It shows how ... More


Elizabethan fortifications in Ireland

Eric Klingelhofer

in Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Ireland began Elizabeth's reign as a kingdom under the English Crown, and ended it as a quasi-colony. Fortifications provided a military solution to a political problem. Military technology evolved ... More


Spenserian architecture in Ireland

Eric Klingelhofer

in Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Late in Elizabeth's reign and well into James's, some members of the elite chose to erect what they termed ‘castles’, structures superficially fortified in a style that has been labelled ‘Spenserian’ ... More


The End of a Movement

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0034
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

As Elizabeth's reign at last approached its conclusion, Josias Nichols described how the godly ministers, finding the mighty winds and strong stream against them, had reserved themselves to a better ... More


Vernacular architecture

Eric Klingelhofer

in Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082467
eISBN:
9781781702505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082467.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers how architectural developments reflected political and social changes in the last generations of Irish autonomy. It analyzes architectural types and techniques associated with ... More


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