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Two noble kinsmen and a funeral

David M. Bergeron

in Shakespeare's London 1613

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on Prince Henry, the heir apparent, and Prince Frederick, Elector Palatine of Germany. Frederick arrived in England in October 1612 in order to marry Princess Elizabeth. Henry ... 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


The Courts of King James and Prince Henry

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/9780198716525.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the implications for literary patronage of the accession of a monarch with an already well-established print persona, contrasting the authorial careers of the poet-king, James ... More


Princes, Playhouses, and the Politics of Empire: Henry Frederick and the Investiture of 1610

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/9780198716198.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the princedom’s theatrical life during the debut of Henry Frederick as prince of Wales in 1610. Celebrated in court performances such as Oberon and the Barriers, the prince’s ... More


Shakespeare's London 1613

David M. Bergeron

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book offers for the first time a ‘biography’ of the pivotal year, 1613. London, including the Jacobean court and the city, witnessed an exceptional outpouring of cultural experiences and ... More


Prologue

David M. Bergeron

in Shakespeare's London 1613

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Prologue offers an overview of the book and a sketch of its narrative trajectory, including the unexpected death of Prince Henry, the heir apparent, and then the wedding of the only royal ... More


First Impressions: Initial English Confrontation with Africans

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.7
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows that English voyagers did not touch upon the shores of West Africa until after 1550, nearly a century after Prince Henry the Navigator had mounted the sustained Portuguese thrust ... More


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