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Her Majesty moves: Sarah Bernhardt, Queen Elizabeth and the development of motion pictures

Victoria Duckett

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/9780719099564.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sarah Bernhardt’s Queen Elizabeth (Henri Desfontaines and Louis Mercanton, 1911) was an international popular success, released in the US as a headline attraction for the Famous Players company ... More


Southwell's war of words

Anne Sweeney

in Robert Southwell: Snow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074189
eISBN:
9781781701195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explains how Southwell was able to do his pastoral duty and update the martyr imagery that was being spread in order to gain support for the Catholic cause. It studies his two last known ... More


Elizabetha Triumphans

Jayne Elisabeth Archer and Sarah Knight

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The chapters in this volume reflect current and future directions in research on the Elizabethan progresses. In differing ways, they ... More


William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Christopher Maginn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using the long association of William Cecil (1520–98) with Ireland as a vehicle for ... More


Introduction

H. K. Woudhuysen

in Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is a book about manuscripts; about the men and women who wrote, read, bought, sold, presented, and received them. It is also a book about paper, pen, and ink, and a book about those for whom ... More


Elizabeth I: the cinematic afterlife of an early modern political diva

Elisabeth Bronfen and Barbara Straumann

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/9780719099564.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Elizabeth I anticipated the enmeshment between celebrity culture and political power that characterizes the modern diva. This chapter explores the ways that the body of the queen and its ... More


Monarchy in Motion: An Overview of Elizabethan Progresses

Mary Hill Cole

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter offers some purchase on the scope and nature of the otherwise sprawling, unwieldy phenomenon of Elizabethan progresses. Drawing on extant records in regional archives, it shows that the ... More


Portraiture, Patronage, and the Progresses: Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the Kenilworth Festivities of 1575

Elizabeth Goldring

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester's use of portraiture and maps, displayed in his picture gallery as part of the 1575 Kenilworth festivities, to promote visually his desire to ... More


The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Elizabeth Goldring, and Sarah Knight (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

More than any other English monarch before or since, Queen Elizabeth I used her annual progresses to shape her royal persona and to bolster her popularity and authority. During the spring and summer, ... More


Giving and Receiving on Royal Progress

Felicity Heal

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines in detail the ritual of gift-giving — an essential component of a royal visit — by which hosts sought to entangle the Queen within a relationship of mutual obligations. Despite ... More


Pulling the Strings: Religion and Politics in the Progress of 1578

Patrick Collinson

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents an account of the 1578 progress through East Anglia based, in part, on the correspondences of William Cecil, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and Francis Walsingham among ... More


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

Patrick Collinson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a response to a demand for a history which is no less social than political, investigating what it meant to be a citizen of England living through the 1570s and 1580s. It examines the ... More


Spectator and Spectacle: Royal Entertainments at the Universities in the 1560s

Siobhan Keenan

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines Elizabeth's progresses to the English universities — Cambridge in 1564; Oxford in 1566 and 1592 — in order to identify the political advice proffered in the plays, orations, and ... More


The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

R. B. Wernham

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The defeat of the Spanish Armada did not put an end to Spanish sea power, nor to Spain's ambitions in northern Europe. By the mid-1590s, Spain had recovered from the disaster of 1588, and the renewed ... More


Mysteries, Musters, and Masque: The Import(s) of Elizabethan Civic Entertainments

C. E. McGee

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter goes back to the 1570s, where civic theatre in the provinces was transformed for, and by, Elizabethan progresses. The shows produced by provincial towns and cities for Elizabeth I in ... More


Early Modern Cosmetic Culture

Farah Karim-Cooper

in Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter presents a context for the dramatic appropriation and revaluation of cosmetic signifiers by examining the religious, political and social opposition to cosmetics as well as some of the ... More


Elizabeth I’s Reception at Bisham (1592): Elite Women as Writers and Devisers

Peter Davidson and Jane Stevenson

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the Bisham entertainment of 1592 in the context of Elizabeth, Lady Russell's lifelong programme of self-promotion, which took in funeral inscriptions, Latin verse, and the ... More


The Securing of Holland's Forward Frontier, 1583–1588

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

As towns and provinces fell away, the Council of State recruited troops from France, from Germany, and from England, where Elizabeth I named the earl of Leicester as governor in the Low Countries, in ... More


Contesting Terms: Loyal Catholicism and Lord Montague’s Entertainment at Cowdray, 1591

Elizabeth Heale

in The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199673759
eISBN:
9780191803697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673759.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the Queen's visit to Cowdray in 1591. It looks at the imaginative, yet surprisingly bold, strategies of the 1591 entertainment, in terms of a contest over representations of ... More


The Elizabethan Regime: Contrasts and Contacts

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the differences between Queen Elizabeth I's reign and that of her predecessors. The important people who surrounded the reigning monarch are highlighted in this chapter. The ... More


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