The Earl of Essex and late Elizabethan political culture by Alexandra Gajda

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .

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  • Politics and government,
  • History

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementAlexandra Gajda
SeriesOxford historical monographs
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LC ClassificationsDA358.E8 G35 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL25346263M
ISBN 100199699682
ISBN 109780199699681
LC Control Number2011944143
OCLC/WorldCa760290426

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This interdisciplinary account of the political culture of late Elizabethan England explores the ideological contexts of Essex's extraordinary career and fall from grace, and the intricate relationship between thought and action in Elizabethan England.

By the late sixteenth century, fundamental political models and vocabularies that were employed to legitimise the Elizabethan polity Cited by: This book explores the ideological contexts of Essex’s extraordinary career, and the intricate relationship between thought and action in Elizabethan England.

It examines the attitude of the earl and his followers to war, religion, the structures of the Elizabethan polity, and Essex. The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture - Alexandra Gajda - Oxford University Press In sixteenth-century England Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, enjoyed great domestic and international renown as a favourite of Elizabeth I.

He was a soldier and a statesman of exceptionally powerful ambition. has found in Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex, a more significant figure and more telling marker of late Elizabethan political culture than historians have ever previously recognised.

If his rebellion proved farcical, the earl's career and person tapped into central cleavages within the Elizabethan polity. Recent years have seen a remarkable flurry of works on the second earl of Essex, works that have typically been of a high scholarly standard. This makes Essex the best-studied of the leading Elizabethan politicians after the Queen herself and, of course, : Neil Younger.

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Political and religious ideas in late sixteenth-century England had an important impact on political events in early modern England, and played a vital role in shaping the rise and fall of Essex's career.

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This interdisciplinary account of the political culture of late Elizabethan England explores the ideological contexts of Essex's extraordinary career and fall from grace, and the intricate relationship between thought and action in Elizabethan England. The Earl of Essex was the last great favorite of Elizabeth I and the leading cultural patron of the final years of her reign.

Dazzled by the "romantic" relationship with the queen, modern writers have branded Essex a dandy, a military incompetent, and a political dabbler, and have blamed him for the bitter factionalism that plagued English politics in the by: The Scottish Historical Review / List of Issues / Vol Issue 2 / The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture.

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The Earl of Essex and late Elizabethan political culture. [Alexandra Gajda] -- In sixteenth-century England Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of Essex, enjoyed great domestic and international renown as a favourite of Elizabeth I.

Studying his career between his arrival at court in and his appointment as earl marshal at the end ofthe book casts Essex in a new light and re-examines his role in the outbreak of.

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The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Earl of Essex was the last great favori 4/5. Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG, PC (/ ˈ d ɛ v ə ˌ r uː /; 10 November – 25 February ), was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth cally ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in Inhe led an abortive coup d'état against the government Born: 10 NovemberNetherwood.

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex. The 2nd Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux (–), was the main leader of Essex's Rebellion in The main tensions that led to the rebellion began inwhen Devereux was given the position of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. He was sent to Ireland with the mission of subduing the revolts led by Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, leading one of the.

Oxford Historical Monographs: The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture by Alexandra Gajda (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. Roman history had a shaping influence on early modern political culture. In the historiography, the focus has been typically on court-centred uses of Roman historians, principally Tacitus, or else on Shakespeare.

By contrast, this chapter explores how late Elizabethan print publications representing a variety of non-dramatic genres deployed Roman history to sway educated Author: Paulina Kewes. This chapter examines the Essex rising of 8 Februaryand introduces the themes that structure the rest of the book.

A narrative explains the context of the events that led to the earl’s protest on the streets of London. Then, analysis focuses on the ways that Essex and his followers conceived of the legitimacy of their actions as a loyalist intervention to save queen and state, Author: Alexandra Gajda.

In addition to surveying Essex's influence on the membership of late Elizabethan parliaments, this article addresses the likelihood that the earl was angling for the summoning of.

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The significance of honour in late Elizabethan political culture. ADAM DIAPER This article explores the potential, latent within late sixteenth-century discourses of honour, for political and moral dissidence.

In a letter to the earl of Essex, urging the latter’s reconciliation with the Queen, Lord Keeper Egerton displays. ‘ How to Become an Elizabethan Statesman: Lord Henry Howard, the Earl of Essex and the Politics of Friendship ’, English Manuscript Studies, –, 13 (), 1 – Hammer, P.E.J., ‘ The Smiling Crocodile: The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan “popularity ”’, in The Politics of the Public Sphere in Early Modern England Cited by: 2.

‘Henry Savile’s Tacitus and the Politics of Roman History in Late Elizabethan England’, Huntington Library Quarterly, 74, no. 4 (), –51; A. Gajda, The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture (Oxford, ), – 3The literature on Tacitism(s) has become extensive, although overviews are still very limited.

Below. Leadership an Elizabethan Culture studies the challenges confronted by government and church leaders (local and central), the counsel given them, the consequences of their decisions, and the views of leadership circulating in late Tudor literature and drama.

The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture. and the earl's wider impact on political culture. It is argued that political and religious ideas in late Author: Andrew Hadfield.

Alexandra Gajda, The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), especially 46–48, – CrossRef Google Scholar Author: Susan Doran.

Patrick Collinson, “The Monarchical Republic of Queen Elizabeth I,” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, vol. 69,pp.Janet Dickinson, Court Politics and the Earl of Essex,Pickering & Chatto,Susan Doran, Elizabeth I and Her Circle, Oxford UP,Doubtful and Dangerous: The Question of the Succession in Late Elizabethan England, Author: Neil Younger.

37 For the growing ideological hostilities to the Cecils, Gajda, Alexandra, The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture (Oxford, ) is invaluable; for example, see pp. 94–95, –, –, –,Abdias Assheton (or Ashton, first name also given as Abdy or Abdie) ( – ) was an English is noted for his part in the Essex Rebellion; at that time chaplain to Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, he induced the imprisoned Essex to make a full confession.

She is the author of The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) and other articles and essays on the political and intellectual culture of early modern England and Europe.

Katy Gibbons is. This article explores the potential, latent within late sixteenth-century discourses of honour, for political and moral dissidence. In a letter to the earl of Essex, urging the latter’s reconciliation with the Queen, Lord Keeper Egerton displays an understanding of honour as the monarch’s esteem for a subject in return for loyal service.

DEBATING WAR AND PEACE IN LATE ELIZABETHAN ENGLAND* ALEXANDRA GAJDA University of Birmingham ABSTRACT. Peace with Spain was debated by Elizabeth I’s government fromwhen France and Spain made peace by signing the Treaty of Vervins. Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex was zealouslyCited by: 7.

Book reviews -- Culture and Politics in Early Stuart England edited by Kevin Sharpe and Peter Lake. Sixteenth Century Journal. ; Letters of travel advice from the Earl of Essex to the Earl of Rutland: Some comments. Philological Quarterly.

; The uses of scholarship: The secretariat of Robert Devereux, second Earl of Essex, c. The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) Articles and Essays ‘The State of Christendom: history, political thought and the Essex circle’, Historical Research, 81/ (), ‘Debating war and peace in late Elizabethan England’, Historical Journal, 52/4 ().“The Passions of a Discontented Minde”: The Earl of Essex and Elizabethan Literature and Culture 1 Introduction Inan English force, led by the Earl of Leicester, laid siege to the Dutch stronghold of Zutphen in the Netherlands, whose Spanish garrison was about to beAuthor: Tony Antoniades.3.

The smiling crocodile: the Earl of Essex and late-Elizabethan 'popularity' Paul Hammer The 'public man' in late Tudor and early Stuart England Richard Cust The embarrassment of libels: perceptions and representations of verse libeling in early Stuart England Alastair Bellany

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