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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


The Elizabethan Settlement, the Issue of the Royal Succession, and the Emergence of Religious Dissent, c.1558–1571

Michael Questier

in Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter rehearses the dis/continuities between the reigns of Mary Tudor and Elizabeth Tudor. It looks at the attempts to embed the new regime in England and Ireland in and after 1558/1559 and at ... More


The Elizabethan exclusion crisis and the Elizabethan polity

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/9780719084423.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘The Elizabethan exclusion crisis’ refers to the sustained concern of much of the ‘political nation’ in the reign of Elizabeth I to forestall the accession to the English crown of Mary Queen of ... More


“a goodly amiable name for mildness”: Mercilla and other Elizabethan types

Margaret Christian

in Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The 1570 “Homelie against Disobedience” and court sermons responding to the Northern Rebellion and the threat posed by Mary Stuart employ biblical figures to develop a spiritual interpretation of ... More


Protestant Foreign Policy and the Coming of War, 1582–1593

Michael Questier

in Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The Anjou marriage diplomacy triggered a series of reactions. The chapter deals with James VI’s attempts to free himself from the control of Anglophile elements within his court. The response of ... More


The Road to Recovery: From Philosophy to History, 1849–56

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the slow and far from certain emergence of Froude as an historian. The very audacity of his fictional techniques combine with the deeply disturbing nature of their moral ... More


The Archbishop Strikes Back

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In order to prevent the ex-patriate community from becoming radicalised, Laud sent his protégé Sampson Johnson to The Hague to replace Griffin Higgs as Elizabeth’s chaplain. Johnson was to undermine ... More


‘Stinking in the Grave’: Puritanism and the Church of England

Rosamund Oates

in Moderate Radical: Tobie Matthew and the English Reformation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198804802
eISBN:
9780191842948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804802.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the creation of conforming Puritanism, a powerful alternative to Presbyterianism in Puritan thought. This strain of Puritanism reconciled the demands of edifying reform with ... More


Libellous Politics and the Paradoxes of Publicity: The Case/s For and Against Mary Stuart

Peter Lake

in Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the public fuss generated by the arrival of Mary Stuart in England and the projected match between Mary and the duke of Norfolk. This marks the arrival in England, from ... More


Plots, Pamphlets, and Parliament

Peter Lake

in Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces the assault on Mary Stuart through the invocation of the Ridolfi plot, first in performance, rumour, and print and subsequently in the trial of the duke of Norfolk and in ... More


Killing a Queen, and its Consequences

Peter Lake

in Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concerns the publicity campaign, designed first to bring Mary Stuart to the block and then to justify her execution to the world. The account of parliament as an echo chamber, used both ... More


Puritans, Catholics, and Dynastic Crises, 1571–1582

Michael Questier

in Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with the period after the dynastic ‘turning point that did not turn’ at the end of the 1560s, that is, when Mary Stuart failed to recover the ground that she had lost after being ... More


‘Obeisance to His Majesty, and Love to the Parliament’

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Henrietta Maria and her daughter Mary Stuart arrived in The Hague, the latter to be presented to her new husband, William II. There were rumours of a possible Catholic plot to assassinate Elizabeth. ... More


Challenge and Response: Leslie, Allen, and Parsons and the (Catholic) Origins of the ‘Monarchical Republic of Elizabeth I’

Peter Lake

in Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter places Leicester’s commonwealth in the context provided by two other Catholic tracts printed in Rouen over the summer of 1584, one by John Leslie, defending Mary Stuart’s claim to the ... More


Catholic Martyrs and the Political Crises of the mid-1580s

Michael Questier

in Catholics and Treason: Martyrology, Memory, and Politics in the Post-Reformation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192847027
eISBN:
9780191939433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847027.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The failure of the queen’s preferred method of dealing with the Dutch revolt in Flanders led, eventually, to the English military intervention there and a de facto state of war with Spain. As some ... More


Restoration

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In May 1660, the news reached Charles Stuart that he had been invited to return and take his place on the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland as Charles II. Parliament promised to pay her ... More


Scenes of Execution: Spectatorship, Political Responsibility, and State Killing in American Film

Austin Sarat, Madeline Chan, Maia Cole, Melissa Lang, Nicholas Schcolnik, Jasjaap Sidhu, and Nica Siegel

in Punishment in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861958
eISBN:
9781479878680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861958.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Austin Sarat and his coauthors begin with a discussion of a single scene in a film from the turn of the twentieth century, The Execution of Mary Stuart. This film, barely a minute long, shows an ... More


Chacun À Son Tour

Stuart Carroll

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter first describes the attack on and fall of Calais, and the role of the Guise brothers. It then details the marriage of the dauphin, Francis, to Mary Stuart; the power that control of the ... More


Tragic Pasts

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The history of the Octavia’s reception begins in humanist Padua. Its impact on the writing of tragedy and modern praetextae was from the outset considerable. Challenging widespread hellenocentric ... More


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