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‘This Common Cause of Christ and Liberty?’ 1

CLARE KELLAR

in Scotland, England, and the Reformation 1534-61

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266708
eISBN:
9780191708930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266708.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter begins by discussing that the accession of Elizabeth some months ago had brought joy to the godly with the vision of the overthrow of popery in England; and those who favoured the cause ... More


Politics, Humanism, History

George Buchanan

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/9780198203841.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Different ways of envisaging and enforcing the limitations of royal power were asserted and denied in the strenuous controversy provoked by the deposition of Mary Queen of Scots. This chapter is ... More


At the Interstice between “Popular” and “Classical”: Schumann's Poems of Queen Mary Stuart and European Sentimentality at Midcentury

Jon W. Finson

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Robert Schumann's Die Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, Op. 135, represents the last song cycle he composed and the last work he published altogether (from his confinement in Endenich). Because of ... More


William Camden and the anti-myth of Elizabeth: setting the mould?

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There is some evidence that William Camden's early ambition was to be a historian, until persuaded by the Dutch scholar Ortelius that the Britannia project should have priority. Camden had an ... More


The earlier Elizabethan succession question revisited

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes

in Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter provides a unique reappraisal of the earlier Elizabethan succession question. Using a broader range of archival and printed sources than any previous study, it explains the shifts in the ... More


Admonitions

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the so-called ‘Admonition Controversy’ involving the Church of England and its bishops during the reign of Elizabeth I. It begins with a discussion of the danger posed by Mary ... More


‘Entombed alive’: Sophia Lee’s The Recess (1783–85), the Gothic and history

Jonathan Dent

in Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Emphasising the diversity of the Gothic genre in the eighteenth century, this chapter argues that, in The Recess, Lee hijacks certain themes from Walpole and Reeve to write a prototypical Female ... More


The Ainslie Bond

Julian Goodare

in Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300–1625: Essays in Honour of Jenny Wormald

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748691500
eISBN:
9781474400848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691500.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The downfall of Mary Queen of Scots in the summer of 1567 is one of the best-known events of Scottish history. Yet there has been very little analysis of one crucial episode: the so-called ‘Ainslie ... More


The poetics of succession, 1587–1605: the Stuart claim

Richard A. McCabe

in Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the ways in which James VI and his supporters used his authorial persona to advance his claims to the English throne at a time when open discussion of the succession was ... More


The Uses of Genre and Gender in ‘The Dialogue of the Twa Wyfeis’

Tricia A. McElroy

in Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420-1587

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787525
eISBN:
9780191829635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787525.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

During the years 1567–73, from the fall of Mary Queen of Scots to the fall of Edinburgh Castle, civil strife plagued Scotland. The rival parties rallied around either the beleaguered Queen or her ... More


Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Doubtful and Dangerous examines the pivotal influence of the succession question on the politics, religion and culture of the post-Armada years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Although the earlier ... More


Walbrook’s royal waltzes

James Downs

in The British monarchy on screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anton Walbrook played Prince Albert in both Victoria the Great (1937)–which coincided with George VI’s coronation and the centenary of Queen Victoria’s accession–and its sequel, Sixty Glorious Years ... More


Testimony

Andrew Hadfield

in Lying in Early Modern English Culture: From the Oath of Supremacy to the Oath of Allegiance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789468
eISBN:
9780191831287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789468.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Chapter 6 explores the issues of eyewitness accounts and testimony. In both legal disputes and for information about foreign countries great reliance was placed on the accounts of eyewitnesses. But ... More


Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Stuart Carroll

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The House of Guise was one of the greatest princely families of the sixteenth century, or indeed of any age. Today they are best remembered through the tragic life of one family member, Mary Queen of ... More


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