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‘Rage Against the Dead’: Reform, Counter-reform, and the Death of Purgatory

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the impact on the commemoration of the dead of the mid-Tudor decades, and the contrasting religious policies of Edward VI and Mary Tudor. It describes the 1547 dissolution of ... More


Catholic Renewal

Lucy E. C. Wooding

in Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Mary Tudor's Church has always been the subject of someone's condemnation in England. Even the modern revisionist writers on the Reformation, whilst arguing for the survival of Catholic sentiment in ... More


The Accession of Mary Tudor: ‘The Eagle’s bird hath spread his wings’

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

When Edward VI died, Mary Tudor’s chances of merely retaining her freedom, let alone of succeeding her brother on the throne, seemed slim. Her survival and eventual triumph over her enemies must have ... More


Two Queens, One Inventory: The Lives of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor

Paulina Kewes

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the lives and reigns of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor based on Robert Wingfield’s ‘Vitae Mariae Angliae Reginae’ and John Foxe’s ‘lyfe and story of Queen Elizabeth’, respectively. It ... More


Reformation and Resistance

John Knox

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/9780198203841.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter deals with the development in Scotland of themes such as the right or duty to resist ‘tyrannical’ rulers. The figure of John Knox imposes itself upon the scene as the enquiry moves into ... More


Brethren and Conformists, 1540–1565

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.09
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at the careers of former brethren of the order after its dissolution in the territories of the English crown in 1540. Most brethren can be shown to have returned to England and ... More


The Princedom of Wales as Political Stage

Marisa R. Cull

in Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter provides historical background for understanding the English provenance of the princedom, tracking this history in a literary context in order to demonstrate the ways in which the ... More


New Forms, New Challenges: Heywood’s songs: Merriness, Malice, and the Death of More

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Heywood’s songs have generally been seen by literary scholars as essentially harmless evocations of joie de vivre. This chapter looks afresh at their insistent evocation of good-will and harmony, and ... More


Reformed and Catholic Doctrine

Lucy E. C. Wooding

in Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Mary Tudor's brief provided the opportunity for Catholic renewal within the English Church. A significant part of that campaign was the production of printed works, both practical texts such as ... More


Judge Deborah and the Monstrous Regiment of Women: Sixteenth-Century Writers and the Prophetess

Joy A. Schroeder

in Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199991044
eISBN:
9780199359615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991044.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the Reformation period, Argula von Grumbach and Marie Dentière used Deborah as justification for publishing and reforming activities. Male Lutheran, Reformed, and Jewish commentators generally ... More


Speaking in Parables: The Spider and the Fly

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at Heywood’s most enigmatic and critically divisive text, the long, allegorical narrative poem, The Spider and the Fly. Against prevailing notions that it is a parable of the ... More


Bellicose Verse: ‘Scarborough Warning’

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The final poem that Heywood published during the reign of Mary Tudor, and perhaps the last new poetic work he would publish in his lifetime, was a rather more overtly loyalist and patriotic work, the ... More


The Reception and Influence of the Fall

Nigel Mortimer

in John Lydgate's Fall of Princes: Narrative Tragedy in its Literary and Political Contexts

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199275014
eISBN:
9780191705939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275014.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Fall survives in numerous manuscripts and was repeatedly imitated in the 150 years after Lydgate's death. This chapter discusses the uses to which readers put the poem, analysing extracts ... More


John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Greg Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England offers the first comprehensive study of the long and varied career of the Tudor playwright, poet, musician, performer, humourist, and collector of ... More


Why held we back the salt?

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Knox's second exile, upon the change of regime in 1553 when Mary Tudor succeeded her half-brother Edward. Leaving England and going into exile for a second time fitted within ... More


England, in refusing me, refused a friend

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter chronicles Knox's renewed attempts to further the Protestant cause in England and Scotland. His energies rekindled after the death of Queen Mary Tudor, Knox and his congregation hoped to ... More


Pierced with anguish and sorrow

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes Knox's experiences in Geneva, where he had found himself at a spiritual crossroads, given the recent developments regarding his English and Scottish flocks. Consequently, he ... More


Faith and fortune

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The rise of Anne Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell and the break with Rome in the 1530s posed new threats to those of the new men still alive. Some were close to Katherine of Aragon, to Princess Mary, or to ... More


Epilogue: The Afterlives of Abbots and Priors in Reformation England

Martin Heale

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter sheds light on the subsequent careers and fortunes of the last generation of monastic superiors in post-Dissolution England. Many former heads retired quietly and comfortably with their ... More


Elizabeth I and Court Patronage

Richard A. McCabe

in 'Ungainefull Arte': Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198716525
eISBN:
9780191787744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716525.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the ways in which female sovereignty impacted upon traditional modes of patriarchal patronage, reducing male courtiers to the status of ‘threshold patrons’. It compares ... More


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