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Fragment of the Sovereign as Hermaphrodite: Time, History, and the Exception in Le Ballet de Madame1

Margaret Shewring and J. R. Mulryne

in Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

On March 19, 1615, Louis XIII (1601–1643), then fourteen years old, danced the role of a Hermaphrodite in Le Ballet de Madame. This article contains a close reading of the ballet’s textual sources ... More


Devotional Poetry

Hugh Gaston Hall

in Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151579
eISBN:
9780191672743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151579.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Religious experience was such an important part of life in Jean Desmarets's time that it is somewhat arbitrary to separate his devotional poetry from his other verse. Following the death of Cardinal ... More


Salvation without the State

in Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770002
eISBN:
9780804777841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770002.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Louis XIII's failure to heed French captives' calls for deliverance. Instead, he directed resources to the problems of North African corsairing and captivity only when not ... More


My Lord, the Ambassador

Christine Jackson

in Courtier, Scholar, and Man of the Sword: Lord Herbert of Cherbury and his World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847225
eISBN:
9780191939631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847225.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Herbert’s embassy coincided with a particularly complex period of European diplomacy as Catholic and Protestant nations moved from negotiating to taking up arms in the Thirty Years War. Chapter 7 ... More


Head of the Household: Disgrace at the Courts of Louis XIII and Louis XIV

Julian Swann

in Exile, Imprisonment, or Death: The Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788690
eISBN:
9780191830778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788690.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Louis XIII, as head of the royal household, was expected to uphold his authority as supreme patriarch and yet his authority was constantly tested by his mother, brother, and extended family. His ... More


The Fickleness of Princes

Christine Jackson

in Courtier, Scholar, and Man of the Sword: Lord Herbert of Cherbury and his World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847225
eISBN:
9780191939631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847225.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Herbert returned home from Paris in 1621 to recuperate following illness and near bankruptcy and found Parliament engaged in attacks upon Buckingham and James I resisting pressure to intervene ... More


The Moth and the Flame

Gregory Hanlon

in The Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, his Soldiers, and his Subjects in the Thirty Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687244
eISBN:
9780191767043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687244.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

The Farnese dukes of Parma and Piacenza were imposed by the Papacy and the Emperor on the rich territories of northern Italy, dominated until then by a powerful feudal nobility. In the framework of a ... More


The Gaigneur Clan in the Seventeenth-Century Canada Trade

J.F. Bosher

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay follows the development of Franco-Canadian maritime trade over the course of the seventeenth century, by documenting the business history of the Gaigneur merchant family, headed by Pierre ... More


Gender and Sexuality

Darren Arnold

in The Devils

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325758
eISBN:
9781800342415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325758.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the representation of gender and sexuality in Ken Russell's The Devils (1973). In terms of gender and sexuality, The Devils possess, at its core, a very traditional outlook ... More


Exile, Imprisonment, or Death: The Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789

Julian Swann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788690
eISBN:
9780191830778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788690.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Between the assassination of Henri IV in 1610 and the French Revolution of 1789, thousands of French nobles, including members of the royal family, courtiers, bishops, generals, and judges suffered ... More


Spectral Politics

Caroline Callard

in Spectralities in the Renaissance: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198849476
eISBN:
9780191883590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849476.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Early Modern History

This final chapter examines how political powers have sought to capture the power of spectres. It is first of all about its capacity to represent an absent power: as a spiritual body, the king is in ... More


Cardinal Richelieu between Vattel and Machiavelli

Anthony Carty

in Morality and Responsibility of Rulers: European and Chinese Origins of a Rule of Law as Justice for World Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199670055
eISBN:
9780191749438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670055.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The view that no form of international law existed in seventeenth-century France, and that this time was a part of ‘prehistory’, and thus irrelevant for international legal thought today is ... More


Introduction

Alistair Malcolm

in Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791904
eISBN:
9780191834158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791904.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The book begins with a discussion of the seventeenth-century practice by which kings delegated their authority to single all-powerful ministers (validos). A historiographical survey of research on ... More


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