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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
... a political vision organized around what he and his culture regarded as a virtue: rational obedience to political authority. In his Appeal , the explosive text that was written for the trial of London's mayor in 1384, Usk makes use of charged language tied to the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 in order to depict...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
...), A2r. 33 Harrison, sig. A3v. 34 Jason White, Militant Protestantism and British Identity, 1603 1642 (London: Picker- ing and Chatto, 2012), 41. 35 John Harrison, The Messiah Already Come (Amsterdam, 1619), sig. ¶3r. 36 Krantz, Thomas Dekker s Political Commentary, 272 73. 37 John J. McAleer, Ballads...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 553–598.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David R. Como This article examines the “conversions” and confessions of Giles Creech, a London cutler who allegedly passed through “fourteen several religions” during his youth in early Stuart London. In 1638 Creech furnished the authorities with a detailed dossier on furtive communities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and churches — defined status and demar- cated identities.3 The privileges were highly contested, however: from the fifteenth century into the 1530s, the City of London waged an intermit- tent legal and political war against St. Martin’s privileges. Curtes’s and Mathew’s testimony was taken...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
.... It examines England and Spain's shared cultural heritage and the trade agreements and dynastic marriages that had linked them closely by blood. Special attention is given to Philip II's entry into London in 1554 as the new English king, a pivotal moment in the rivalry between the two countries. While popular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 659–686.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Social History of Early Modern London. Politics, Culture, and Society in Early Modern Britain (series). Manchester: Manchester Univer- sity Press, 2000. xi, 284 pp.; 6 tables, 5 figs. $74.95, paper $32.00. Kent, Dale. Cosimo de’Medici and the Florentine Renaissance: The Patron’s Oeuvre. New Haven...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
... a con- ceptually sophisticated image of the city of London, in order to counter a particular, local problematic of franchise. Socially and politically useful but not straightforwardly didactic, this long-destroyed, but still well-known London wall monument — the result of a collaboration between...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... concerning the Firing of Lon- don,” and consigns the London Gazette account to the notes. One openly partisan account conveys some sense of just how much longevity the fire had as a focus for religio-political conflict, and how this conflict always recurs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
...,” on London bridge. As we will see, the speeches of these two virgin martyrs, preoccu- pied as they are with the relation between exemplarity, political policy, and genealogy, demonstrate how hagiographic pageantry might represent not only the spiritual meaning of sacred narrative...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and the Body Politic: Biomedicine and Sexual Difference (London: Routledge, 1996), 6. 16 On the function of corporeal metaphors in revolutions, see Antoine de Baecque, The Body Politic: Corporeal Metaphor in Revolutionary France, 1770 – 1800, trans. Charlotte Mandell (Stanford, Calif...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Englishman in his inability to enact the body politic, themes given vivid expression in the theatrical fact that the actor on stage, too, lacks this ability. While Henry VI dressed as a citizen at the end of his life, in the decades after his death London citizens went on pilgrimage to Wind...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of the body politic, no less adorning the furnishings of the urban environment. Nor was this convention exclusive to London: Bris- tol enhanced its market cross in ca. 1430 with sculptures of monarchs, as did Winchester, Abingdon, and countless other cities in the same century.28 Yet market crosses, like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 407–432.
Published: 01 May 2009
... to withholding men: “long it is ere wit we get, / away from them to swarve” (11–  12, my emphasis). This “we” is a first step toward a feminist politics: Whitney’s particular elaboration of the London-lover personifica- tion imagines women as a wronged group, ill served by a male-dominated city...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
...: The Dilemmas of Early Stuart Foreign Policy, in Before the English Civil War: Essays on Early Stuart Politics and Goverment, ed. Howard Tomlinson (London: Macmillan, 1983), 79 102. 2 See, for example, Frances Yates, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment (St. Albans, Hertford- shire: Paladin, 1975), 50 51; and Roy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
... a satirical read- ing of the site which is unavoidably political, but its double exposure in both London and the court raises the specter of a coordinated design in which an alternative satirical topography emerges. The appropriation of a threshold is a powerful strategy frequently deployed in libel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in the densely commercialized area around the Royal Exchange, in the middle of London’s mercantile district.23 Mapmakers were found at the center of the early mod- ern book trade, at the heart of the urban geography that fomented populist politics among elites and nonelites alike until well after...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... moderation was motivated solely by political expediency; indeed, he writes, this political expediency led her to shift over time from moderate toleration to outright suppression of all dissent. Elizabeth I (London: Longman, 1988), 27– 46. 23 [William...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 387–402.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... xiii, 158 pp., 13 color and 4 black-and-white illus., 4 maps. $25.00. Muñoz, Victoria M. Spanish Romance in the Battle for Global Supremacy: Tudor and Stuart Black Legends . London: Anthem Press, 2021. x, 231 pp., 7 figs. $125.00. Neal, Kathleen B. The Letters of Edward I: Political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... parliamentarian turned royalist, corresponded with Hyde in the months leading to the Restoration. In April 1660, Lady Elizabeth Willoughby (d. 1661) reported in cipher about the political and military tensions in London, observing that “there is no things so commonly discoursed in the street...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 401–427.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Thomas Gresham and Gresham College: Studies in the Intellectual History of London in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate, 1999. xxi, 234 pp.; 16 plates, 11 figs. $76.95. Briggs, Charles F. Giles of Rome’s “De Regimine Principum”: Reading and Writing Politics...