Tudor Queenship: The Reigns of Mary and Elizabeth (Queenship and Power)

Tudor Queenship: The Reigns of Mary and Elizabeth (Queenship and Power)

By: Alice Hunt (editor), Anna Whitelock (editor)Paperback

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This book brings together a selection of recent, cutting-edge research which, for the first time, challenges commonplace arguments about Mary and Elizabeth's relative successes or failures in order to rethink Tudor queenship.

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ANNA WHITELOCK is a Lecturer in Early Modern History at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. ALICE HUNT is a Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature at the University of Southampton, UK.


'Partners in throne and grave'; A.Hunt & A.Whitelock PART I: REPUTATIONS Memorializing Mary and Elizabeth; A.McLaren PART II: PRECEDENTS AND TRADITIONS Examples and Admonitions: What Mary did for Elizabeth; J.Richards Godly Queens: The Royal Iconographies of Mary and Elizabeth; P.Kewes Reforming Tradition: The Coronations of Mary and Elizabeth; A.Hunt Dressed to Impress; M.Hayward Elizabeth I: An Old Testament King; S.Doran PART III: EDUCATING FOR RULE A Culture of Reverence: Princess Mary's Household; J.McIntosh Christian Women or Sovereign Queens? The Schooling of Mary and Elizabeth; A.Pollnitz PART IV: LOVE AND WAR Our Greatest Hope? European Propaganda and the Spanish Match; C.Streckfuss Power-sharing: The Co-monarchy of Mary and Philip; A.Samson 'Woman, Warrior, Queen'?; A.Whitelock Courtly Games: Elizabeth and the Kings of France; G.Richardson PART V: LOYALTY AND SERVICE What Happened to Mary's Councillors?; R.Houlbrooke Below Stairs: Serving the Queen; R.C.Braddock Women, Friendship and Memory; C.Merton

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/12/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781137281951
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9781137281951
  • weight: 419
  • ISBN10: 1137281952

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