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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 519–552.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the theology of incorruptibility. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Saint Margaret Clitherow English recusant martyrs theology of bodily incorruptibility sanctity conversion and temporal change ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... not instantaneously wipe out the remnants of Catholic belief. Indeed, influential studies by Eamon Duffy and Christopher Haigh suggest the opposite: the Catholic faith was embattled but persistent among many English laypeople.1 This essay takes up not recusancy per se but rather sixteenth-­ and seventeenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Catholic tradition, conveyed as a visionary secret outside historical time and representation. Katherine is at once the last Catholic medieval English queen and the first English recusant martyr.7 My argument does three things. First, I read the play as a response to a militantly Protestant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Edmund Valentine Campos This essay explores the early English encounter with chocolate, a beverage associated with New World and Spanish tastes, and popular among English recusants returned from Spanish service. In particular, it follows the career of Thomas Gage a Dominican priest who had spent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... Moloney, “John Donne and the Jesuits,” Modern Language Quarterly 8 [1947]: 426 – 29, at 427. 21 Klause, “The Two Occasions,” 355. Donne’s mother counted among her ancestors many famous English Catholic martyrs, including none other than Sir Thomas More. 22 Klause, “Hope’s Gambit,” 211...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... attention to how the human body is formed like a cross. A Middle English lyric recounting Helen’s discovery of the true cross notes that “of cros þe formast man was wroȝt, / of cros þe first of alle wifis.”12 And lollard tracts from the later Middle Ages use this image of the human body as cross...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... religious manuscripts be accorded spiritual as well as scholarly ven- eration or be fraught with the frisson of post-­Reformation defiance.3 Manu- script texts of late medieval English religious drama — explicitly censored by Protestant Tudor bishops and their public performances suppressed finally...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 561–586.
Published: 01 September 2017
... was even more crucial in an English recusant household, where an untrustworthy servant could cost a family crippling fines or worse. Marwood’s background did nothing much to recommend him. He was not born into the family, nor was he raised a recusant. His notes in the family bible, however, could...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- ne’s works, particularly in Biathanatos (a “charitable” interpretation of self-­ homicide) and Pseudo-­Martyr (a tract arguing that English Catholics should take the Oath of Allegiance). It is a passive martyrdom that arrives as an event but cannot be recommended as exemplary political action...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Directorium to be copied for her nuns by an English secular priest, Edmund Hargat.20 Though Peryn’s book was so much a product of its moment, it had a substantial afterlife. A. G. Dickens noticed that it was part of the York martyr Margaret Clitheroe’s reading in the 1580s.21 Augustine Baker...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... separate from fiction, but rather could best be conveyed with the help of persuasive art. In rival versions of English history by Protestant and Catholic martyrologists, religious alle- giance played a crucial role in determining what constituted the truth and who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Perhaps no field of literary study has been more overshadowed by another field’s founders than the study of medieval English drama has been by two Shakespeareans: the “indispensable” E. K. Chambers and that great patriarch of the Folger Library, O. B. Hardison, Jr.1 Close to a hundred years since...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 119–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and by Dekker and his circle, focusing on the conflict between English responses to the battle of Lepanto and the Armada. The battling “ghosts” of these two events, one a conciliar victory led by the Spaniard John of Austria, the other an act of aggression ordered by his half-brother, Philip II, form the ground...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Men you know looketh diuersly vppon you as new beginners of a cours neuer thought of before; meruiling [marveling at] what you intend and what will be the end of you. — Mary Ward to the English Ladies at St.-Omer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 601–630.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Lansdowne 793. 2 vols. Early English Text Society o.s. 311 and 312. Oxford: Oxford 602 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 30.3 / 2000 JMEMS30.3-09.Cornett 9/1/00 5:06 PM Page 603 University Press, 1998–99. Vol. 1: xcv, 443 pp. $90.00. Vol. 2: 479 pp.; 4...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... book of refashioned stories of the three patrons of Ireland was conceived and written in the Spanish Netherlands, one of the first fruits of the Irish hagiographical enterprise of Louvain.24 Here was a region teeming with Irish and English recusant exiles and a powerhouse of Catholic reformation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 335–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
... State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, New York Late medieval and early modern English writers frequently talked about social relations through the estates debate: a formal literary encounter among nobility, clergy, and commoners aimed at establishing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 173–195.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Chaucer, and theSiege of Thebes,” Review of English Studies 52 (2001): 20 – 21. 32 See Amy Appleford, “Shakespeare’s Katherine of Aragon: Last Medieval Queen, First Recusant Martyr”; and Catherine Sanok, “Good King Henry and the Genealogy of Shakespeare’s First History Plays...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., performing the new Prayer Book rites in these formerly Catholic places of worship.”17 For English Jesuit martyr Robert Southwell, the spiri- tual association of saints with an ordinary room could transform it “into a chappel or a church,” and thus consecrate an ordinary, profane space, mak- ing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 409–440.
Published: 01 May 2001
... au roy [by Jean d’Auton]. Paris: Société des Textes Français Modernes, 2000. lxxxvi, 139 pp.; 5 illus. Cloth. Atwan, Robert, and Laurance Wieder, eds. Chapters into Verse: A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible from Genesis through Revelation...