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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 343–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... portrayal of the rebels and not on the relationship between elite and popular discourses in the text. This article bridges a gap in the existing criticism by investigating the references to commonwealth and community that are made by Jack Straw ’s aristocrats and commoners respectively. The article argues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... for the original utopic site, the hortus conclusus of Eden. This smaller kingdom is the most powerful in the universe, outside of heaven, and the most terrible. But it takes no familiarity with the topoi of bee king- doms and the seventeenth-century discourse of bee commonwealths to feel the poetic scorn...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., and Hobbes, seeks to understand better the complex interplay of medical, political, and religious ideas and discourses around the nexus of the body in the turbulent revolutionary years. The findings challenge the notion that there was an ontological relationship between chemical medicine and radical politics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... on, Whitgift, drawing on the emergent discourses of antipuritanism and of popularity — ­discourses that he did much to develop and disseminate — ­was able both to make a career for himself in church and state and to articulate a very different constella- tion of political values and attitudes to those...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 335–371.
Published: 01 May 2007
... ayenst certeyn sclaundres and false reaportes made of hym,” Discourse of the Common Weal of this Realm of England, ed. Elizabeth Lamond (1893; repr. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1929), liii; Boyd M. Berry, “On the Language of the ‘Commonwealth of the Plowman’: A Prolegome...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
... across the Atlantic as represented by De Bry and the writings of Bartolomé Las Casas, relating these rituals to Catholic ceremonies of the Eucharist, and ultimately considering the role of sacrifice in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar . Mexica sacrifice, as constructed by the discourses of discovery in De...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 533–565.
Published: 01 September 2022
... as a pronounced danger, to Edgar himself and to the commonwealth. Edgar's exemplar bears close resemblance to the Abraham Man described in Thomas Harman's popular Caveat for Common Cursetors . 10 Edgar's speech ventriloquizes a commonly voiced complaint against these counterfeiters who defrauded...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... found themselves in an area of contest between two religious worlds and politi- cal orders, between Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, between the Western political model and the Byzantine “Commonwealth.” Medi- eval Wallachia and Moldavia arose as marches of the Hungarian monar- chy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 359–390.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of cultural capital that charted England as the domain of the commonwealth rather than the Crown. This archive, which has been neglected in favor of beautifully illustrated, large-format cartography, reveals very different conceptions of how space, place, and nationhood intersected. At the dawn of the realm's...
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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 (2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... representations of female bodies, yet have fallen through the gaps created by periodization. Reducing the scale of analysis down to the womb in the N-­Town Mary plays and the Elizabethan tragedy Gorboduc allows a connection between womb and mind to emerge. Though other kinds of discourse negatively...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... majesty deals directly,” at least a residual sense of entitlement to redress continued to animate such events as the Pilgrimage(s) of Grace and Kett’s Rebellion and the other rebellions of 1549. Nor did the Protes- tant Commonwealth Men of mid-century entirely distance themselves from ideas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Spindale, North Carolina One of the most glaring omissions in the history of Jacobean political thought is the contextualization of the important constitutional discourses that the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries offered in the wake of King James VI and I’s proposed Union of Crowns in 1603...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... This poem most decidedly locates the flourishing commonwealth in the future, imagining it as the result of Elizabeth’s sound government, her adherence to Protestant teachings, and her willingness to plant wealth— presumably spiritual as well as economic wealth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 519–542.
Published: 01 September 2002
... was both a reflection of divine ideation and a practical instrument through which that ideal might be emulated. This kind of contemplation was considered to be an active craft. In medieval discourses on devotion, the mirror is evoked as a figure for pious contemplation and private study. In her...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 599–621.
Published: 01 September 2013
... “that even Shop-­keepers . . . shew not them- selves more cunning in any profession than of State policy.”2 The English­ man Richard Brathwait ascertained that reading Tacitus had become so widespread that even “the Neatheard [cowherd] in his Hovell may discourse as well of Cornelius Tacitus (if he...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... In the process they developed a set of discourses that emphasized the role of the individual in interpreting and 444  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 40.3 / 2010 understanding God’s law. Katherine C. Little has analyzed the language of Lollardy in detail, stressing the extent to which...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 55–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... law, but had the further effect of expanding discourse surrounding it. 9 How did these Jewish scholars help resolve internal ecclesiastical disputes? In what ways did puritan oriental scholarship reshape the wider narrative of the Church of England, including the later conformist obsession...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2000
... for his “lawes” and “good statutes”; that is to say, Edward III is Rastell’s ideal because he ruled in accordance with the law and created more good laws for the benefit of the commonwealth. Under Henry VIII, on the other hand, the situation is com- pletely different. Now the law has become...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of creating and understanding diplomatic discourses in the premodern era. This special issue hews closely to Watkins s cross- disciplinary aim in a number of ways, but it also offers a response in light of developments in the field since then. The proliferation of scholarly works on New Diplomatic History...