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The Portraiture of Prynne's Pictures: Performance on the Public Stage

David. Cressy

in Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter continues the examination of reactions to government policy in the reign of Charles I. It focuses on the sufferings and triumphs of the polemicist William Prynne, and pays particular ... More


Inner Temples: History, Ritual, and Law, 1630–1637

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how writers used history as a means to develop arguments either for or against the use of certain religious rituals. It begins with a brief discussion of the use of ancient ... More


Readmission and Displacement: Menasseh ben Israel, William Prynne, John Milton

Kathy Lavezzo

in The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter considers the seventeenth-century debates over the readmission of Jews, when the English shifted from telling stories about Jewish houses to contemplating the accommodated Jew in ... More


Reading

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In seventeenth‐century England, masques inhabited two media, their dramatic occasions consistently delivered into a public culture of reading. This chapter details masques' material circulation in ... More


Puritan Martyrs in Island Prisons

David Cressy

in England's Islands in a Sea of Troubles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198856603
eISBN:
9780191889783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856603.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examined the material conditions and spiritual responses of the first victims of island incarceration in the reign of Charles I. When the state imprisoned the lawyer William Prynne on ... More


Libel

Alastair Bellany

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter describes libel as a charged polemical category denoting an explicitly transgressive form of writing made by a transgressive writer. Printed libel materials took many forms. The ... More


Puritans and ecclesiastical government

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

in Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426.00014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the system of collusive management established by Bishop Bridgeman and local puritans led by John Ley. It investigates the challenges to this that arose during the 1630s as the ... More


Freeborn Subjects: Puritanism, Politics, and Print in the Personal Rule

David R. Como

in Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides an overview of the ideas and organizational ligatures that emerged by the 1630s to challenge the policies of Charles I’s personal rule. The chapter outlines some of the striking ... More


Introduction

Thomas Keymer

in Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel, 1660-1820

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198744498
eISBN:
9780191816314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744498.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introduction outlines the historical, theoretical, and critical basis for the chapters to follow. It emphasizes the significance of the shift from pre-publication licensing in the seventeenth ... More


The Marvel of Peru

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the adventures of the Lieutenant Nun Doña Catalina de Erauso, who cross-dressed her way out of a Spanish convent and into the New World, what we read, what we find, is a version of ourselves. ... More


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