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Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Tatiana C. String and Marcus Bull (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An in-depth and wide-ranging academic investigation of the reception of the Tudor period in the modern world, this book includes studies by many of the leading scholars in their fields, and considers ... More


‘A Great Guy with His Chopper’?: The Sex Life of Henry VIII on Screen and in the Flesh

GREG WALKER

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyzes how the cinema and television have rendered Henry VIII. It considers films such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), and television ... More


Slashing History: The Tudors

JEROME DE GROOT

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the television series The Tudors (2007–2010). It argues that whilst it pays much lip-service to the Tudor dynasty as a real, historical entity, it is very unconcerned with the ... More


The Tudors: Famous for Five Centuries*

DAVID STARKEY

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the question of why the Tudors have been famous for five hundred years. One reason is the availability of actual representations of them through art, which allows people to see ... More


Introduction

TATIANA C. STRING and MARCUS BULL

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume is a collection of papers emerging from a symposium held at the University of Bristol in December 2008, entitled ‘Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth ... More


Introduction

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/9780198207733.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter surveys the recent scholarship in the social history of death, drawing attention to a relative neglect of studies on attitudes towards the dead. It discusses the benefits ... More


‘How harmful be the errors of princes’: English Travellers in (Western) Europe, 1545–1620

Andrew Hadfield

in Literature, Travel, and Colonial Writing in the English Renaissance 1545–1625

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199233656
eISBN:
9780191696626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233656.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the writings of English travellers in Western Europe from 1545 to 1620. The first two Tudor monarchs, acutely aware of the parochial north European reputation of their nation's ... More


Remembering Wolsey: A History of Commemorations and Representations

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282173
eISBN:
9780823286232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282173.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Remembering Wolsey seeks to contribute to our understanding of historical memory and memorialization bexamining in detail the posthumous commemoration and representation of Thomas Wolsey, the ... More


Epilogue

David S. Katz

in The Jews in the History of England 1485–1850

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206675
eISBN:
9780191677267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206675.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The demographic growth of the Anglo-Jewish community in the second half of the nineteenth century will give its history an entirely different ... More


Alternative Communities

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/9780198229148.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses two counties in England, Norfolk and Suffolk, during the reign of the Tudors. The discussion highlights the geography of these two counties and how the lands in these counties ... More


The Indifference of England

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0028
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

London was frequently in the thoughts of David Hume in the later 1750s, alternately attracting and repelling him. This attraction and repulsion was, in some measure, controlled by his changing ... More


Coinage to 1534: the sign of the times

Michael Dolley

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: coinlessness of pre-Christian and early Christian Ireland; Viking importations and Hiberno-Norse minting; Anglo-Norman coins; thirteenth-century recoinages; ... More


Elizabethan Histories of English Christian Origins

Rosamund Oates

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This chapter explores how Elizabethan clerics used the history of English Christianity to promote or criticise the Tudor Church. Ecclesiastical history was used in intra-confessional and ... More


Wales in the Eighties

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Wales, it seemed, existed for a long time on a lower stratum from England, Scotland, or even Ireland. It belonged to the era of prehistory. Before 1880 it was still cast in the druidic mould, where ... More


An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

John-Mark Philo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a study of the translation and reception of the Roman historian Livy in early-modern England. The work examines the four Tudor translations of Livy’s history of Rome, the Ab Urbe Condita, ... More


Conclusion

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The conclusion draws together the main themes and concerns of the book: namely how the translation and application of Livy in Tudor England was intricately connected to the most pressing political ... More


The Tudors and the post-national, post-historical Henry VIII

Basil Glynn

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/9780719099564.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Tudors (2007-2010) is a new type of heritage product - the internationally produced and consumed television costume drama- that has recently become an established global alternative to those of ... More


“Shewe Us Your Mynde Then”: Bureaucracy and Royal Privilege in Skelton's Magnyfycence

Bradin Cormack

in A Power to Do Justice: Jurisdiction, English Literature, and the Rise of Common Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116242
eISBN:
9780226116259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116259.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that John Skelton's Magnyfycence was a response to the bureaucratization of royal authority under the early Tudors. Traditionally read as a warning about excessive expenditure in ... More


From A Man for All Seasons to Wolf Hall (c. 1960–present)

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

in Remembering Wolsey: A History of Commemorations and Representations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282173
eISBN:
9780823286232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282173.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 takes as its starting point the premiere of Robert Bolt’s historical play about the life of Thomas More, A Man for All Seasons. It goes on to consider Wolsey’s representation in academic ... More


Restricting Private Warfare

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One aspect of an effective monopoly of violence is the elimination of private warfare and the power of individuals to raise armies against the state or their neighbors. Chapter 1 outlines the process ... More


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