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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Anke Bernau Reading Thomas Elyot's Dictionary , this essay examines the legacy of medieval chronicle and fable for the early modern period. Elyot's influential work, here considered in its 1542 edition as Bibliotheca Eliotae , contains entries for both “Albion” and “Britannia,” topics which plunged...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Such a conviction quickly developed into a truism among humanists, who constantly warned not to concentrate on words and style at the expense of things and content. As Thomas Elyot puts it in The Boke Named the Gouernour (1531), one of the earliest and most famous English expositions of humanist education...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
...-state.37 In 1531, less than twenty years before the Daunce of Poulys was destroyed, Thomas Elyot similarly described dance as both the practice and image of “the first morall vertue called prudence” in his The Boke named the Governor, a text intended to teach “one soveraigne governour...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... by writers like Thomas Elyot.38 Seneca distinguishes between clementia, a rational decision Staines / Rhetoric of Propaganda in The Faerie Queene 291 JMEMS31.2-03 Staines 4/30/01 9:35 AM Page 292 to remit a punishment, and misericordia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2022
..., and a catastrophe, as they are diligently described]. 3 Thomas Elyot, The Dictionary of syr Thomas Eliot knight (London, 1538), fol. C4v, s.v. catastrophe , available at Early English Books Online (hereafter EEBO ), STC (2nd ed.) 7659, at eebo.chadwyck.com . This instance predates the earliest...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... that watershed, the commons and people were edged out of the political community of the realm and were increasingly viewed as a plebs or political underclass.11 This new climate is, for example, signaled and theorized in the first book of Thomas Elyot’s 1531 The Book Named the Governor, in which he sets...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
... / Virtue Trouble  333 77 Edmund Tilney, The Flower of Friendship: A Renaissance Dialogue Contesting Marriage (1573), ed. Valerie Wayne (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1992), 135. 78 Thomas Elyot, The defence of good women deuised and made by Sir Thomas Elyot knight (London...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... printed occurrences of the name “America” are to be found in the interlude or moral play The Four Elements composed ca. 1517 by John Ras- tell (ca. 1475 – 1536) and in the 1538 Latin - English dictionary of Sir Thomas Elyot (1490 – 1546). See John Rastell, A New Interlude...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 609–631.
Published: 01 September 2020
... the fundamental Plutar- chian heritage in the humanist appraisal of parrhesia as the freedom to speak frankly [and] a form of friendly admonition aimed at the prince in Erasmus s, Thomas Elyot s, and Castiglione s mirrors for princes. She adds that unlike Plutarch, all these humanists believed that frankness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 347–371.
Published: 01 May 2010
...], RSTC 13438 (Westminster, 1482), fols. xxviiiv  –   x x i x r; “Ianus,” in Sir Thomas Elyot, Bibliotheca Eliotiae, RSTC 7659.5 (Lon- don, 1542); Thomas Lanquet, An epitome of cronicles, RSTC 15217.5 (London, 1559), fol. 10v. 38 Other late-fifteenth- and early-sixteenth-century...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
... with Elizabeth and Burghley, see William H. Sher- man, John Dee: The Politics of Reading and Writing in the English Renaissance (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995), 182–92. 11 More prosaically, Dee also cited John and Sebastian Cabot, Hugh Elyot, Robert Thorne, Stephen Borough...