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Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Based on hitherto unexplored and unpublished legal and business records, this study presents the fullest account so far published of any London printing firm in the reign of James I. In particular it ... 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


The King's Ransom

Adam J. Kosto

in Hostages in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651702
eISBN:
9780191741999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651702.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter builds on the superb documentation for some of the most well-known cases of hostageship in the Middle Ages, namely hostages granted for the ransom and release of captive kings: Baldwin ... More


Special Editions 1616–1620: Folios Fit for a King

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on nine editions published between 1616 and 1620 —; all in folio, all enormous, and all written, or (in one case) edited, by one or another of just five contemporary authors who ... More


The Murder of King James I

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. ... More


Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Nicholas Canny

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is the first comprehensive study of all the plantations that were attempted in Ireland during the years 1580-1650. It examines the arguments advanced by successive political figures for a ... More


Bellarmine’s Nightmare: From James I, Sarpi, and Richer to Bossuet, Tournély, and the Gallican Orthodoxy

Francis Oakley

in The Conciliarist Tradition: Constitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541249
eISBN:
9780191708787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541249.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

Within a year of his ascension to the throne as king of England, James I had proposed to the papal curia via diplomatic backchannels that the pope should ‘summon a General Council, which, according ... More


Afterword: King James I and VI, and His Printers

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter begins with a discussion of the hybrid nature of King's Printers: they were part agencies of royal government, part private publishing enterprises, and part national or international ... More


Scandalous and Libellous Discourses: The Murder of James I from Partisan History to Forensic Medicine, 1663–1862

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This epilogue explores how later writers kept the debate over the murder of James I alive well into the nineteenth century. The attribution of James' murder to a nefarious Catholic conspiracy, ... More


Ralegh: Science, History, and Politics

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Sir Walter Ralegh founded the first English colony in America, in Virginia, though it failed to survive. He wrote The Discovery of Guiana, a first-rate travel book as well as a classic of empire. ... More


The Greatest Funeral That Ever Was Known: Memorializing James I

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details the funeral of James I. In one of the most important decisions of his young reign, Charles I chose to invest unprecedented sums of money and significant cultural capital in the ... More


James I of Scotland and The Kingis Quair

JOANNA SUMMERS

in Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271290
eISBN:
9780191709586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271290.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the captivity of James I of Scotland, and discusses how the ‘I’ voice of The Kingis Quair may be read as James I's autobiographical identity. It examines how the identity James ... More


Truth Brought to Light: The Secret History and the Defence of the English Republic, 1650–53

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines publications in the early 1650s about James I's murder. Official newsbooks mined early Stuart scandals to ward off the threat of resurgent Royalism, while other publications ... More


Strange Tragedies: Fever and Politics at Theobalds, March 1625

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter returns to Theobalds in March 1625 in order to situate the initial recriminations over James' medical treatment and death within bitter disputes about foreign and military policy. During ... More


The Spanish Match and the History of Sexuality

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/9780199559503.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By adding to their miscellanies libels on the proposed marriage between Prince Charles and the Spanish Infanta, collectors of anti-courtly love poetry continued to assimilate the genre to manuscript ... More


The Whole Isle and Beyond

James VI

in The True Law of Kingship: Concepts of Monarchy in Early-Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203841
eISBN:
9780191676017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203841.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how James' thinking developed in the broader context, foreshadowed in his Basilokon Doron, in which he reigned as ‘king of Great Britain’. it considers three topics that seem to ... More


Worse than Ravaillac: Exorcizing Eglisham and the King-Killers, 1655–63

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0030
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the secret history's shifting place in contemporary political imagination from 1655–63. As the revolution stabilized under Oliver Cromwell, it no longer seemed quite so ... More


Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

T C Smout (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Union of the Crowns in 1603 is the cornerstone of the modern British state, but relations between England and Scotland did not always run smoothly in the following centuries. This volume examines ... More


1603: Sycophancy and Old Clothes

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/9780199650590.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyses six progress entertainments and court masques staged during the first year of James I's reign. The entertainments, one of them by Ben Jonson, are connected with bids for power ... More


“What Can Be Fuller of Wonder?”: The Forerunner Makes Its Case

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on George Eglisham's book The Forerunner of Revenge and why it gained such an attentive domestic audience. The Forerunner was an undeniably skilful piece of writing, using ... More


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