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Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Cynthia A. Kierner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As the oldest and favorite daughter of Thomas Jefferson, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph (1772–1836) was extremely well educated, traveled in the circles of presidents and aristocrats, and was ... More


Wife, Mother, Plantation Mistress

Cynthia A. Kierner

in Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835524
eISBN:
9781469601762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882504_kierner.7
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Martha Jefferson married Thomas Mann Randolph Jr., the oldest son of Thomas Mann Randolph of Tuckahoe. During their first year of marriage, Martha and Tom dealt with issues of property and family ... More


Textual Ambassadors and Ambassadorial Texts: Literary Representation and Diplomatic Practice in George Turberville’s and Thomas Randolph’s Accounts of Russia (1568–9)

Jan Hennings

in Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835691
eISBN:
9780191873225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835691.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Juxtaposing the diplomatic correspondence of Thomas Randolph’s 1568–9 mission to Russia with George Turberville’s literary account of the embassy, this chapter combines an exploration of diplomatic ... More


The Turn of the Tide

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter traces events in Scotland 1309-14. For most of this period Lothian and the Merse with their castles of Edinburgh, Roxburgh and Berwick were in English hands. Bruce forced the inhabitants ... More


Roots

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on the life and roots of Andrew Marvell, born in the vicarage at Winstead, East Yorkshire, on 31 March 1621. Holderness being a good Reformation town, the chapter shows how the ... More


Comedy

Gordon Braden

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of comedy in the 1550–1660 period. Thomas Randolph, for instance, turned Aristophanes' Plutus into a full-scale English play, the sole thoroughgoing attempt in the ... More


Ben Jonson: Formal Imitation

Colin Burrow

in Imitating Authors: Plato to Futurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838081
eISBN:
9780191874604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838081.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter shows that Ben Jonson’s practice in imitating classical poetry was far more deeply indebted to the kinds of ‘formal’ imitation described in Chapter 6 than Jonson himself would have ... More


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