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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Brett F. Parker In 1604, the Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries examined three components of King James’s proposed Anglo-Scottish union: the unity of name, law, and Parliament. As members of the Society reconstructed English history in their papers, a variety of historical and constitutional...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: “therefore it was thought, the some was impossible to be levied, and if al the coyne were in the kynges handes, how 278 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 30.2 / 2000 should men live (656).19 Moreover, the gentlemen in Parliament and the _EnD_rich merchants were not the only groups who...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the presbyterian movement, Thomas Cartwright explained that just as the secular state was a mixed mon- archy, with the monarchical element provided by the queen, the aristocratic element by the council, and the democratic element by the parliament, so, in the church, the monarchical element was provided...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 445–482.
Published: 01 September 2022
... to Lord Wharton, a friend who disapproved of the army's purge of Parliament in December 1648 and the execution of the king in January 1649, Cromwell reminds his interlocutor that “the glorious acting of God” is not always accomplished through impressive human “instruments,” nor through the forms...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... reputable point of entry for the opinions of commons came, of course, with the rise of Commons in Parliament, as reflected in the institution of the “commons petition,” in which matters of concern to the parliamentary strata might be introduced by the formula prie la commune (or, occasionally...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Plot, with its ambitious plan to explode the House of Parliament while in session, thus killing James I, his wife and male heirs, and virtually all of the most power- ful men in the kingdom, gave a particularly vivid focus to anxieties about Catholic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of the gentry. Indeed, these “wise men,” analogous to Spenser’s witness “Kingdomes Care” (V.ix.43), may well represent Elizabeth’s chief advisors from the gentry and nobility. Using similar terms, the Speaker of the House Sir John Puckering carried Parliament’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 545–571.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of Commons,” and who was, in his youth, reckless enough to dispute with the queen in parliament over the matter of her succession. 69 Whether the two are identical or not, and there has seemed little reason to doubt the connection, we can be reasonably sure that Lambarde's thinking, like that of his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., the representative of the clergy in the mock parliament, refuses to stop strain- ing the dowry market by marrying its bishops’ illegitimate daughters into the nobility and polluting aristocratic bloodlines.4 As articulated in early- ­sixteenth-­century humanist texts on husbandry and home economics, the ideal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
... also asked Parliament to punish usury. 29 Modern historians have not often commented significantly on Northampton's parliamentary request to punish usury. For Usk, however, this request was critical. It provoked him to lament at length how this statute would have destroyed London's “grete men...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in late medieval England. It is a marker of continuity between the English Middle Ages and those English reformations initiated by the crown in the sixteenth century, reformations in which that medieval institution known as Parliament was a crucial agent. We do well to remember the clas- sic study...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the manuscript is an imperfect version of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Parliament of Fowls.3 The works in Laud Misc. 416 thus comprise a fairly tidy thematic package; as David Lorenzo Boyd notes, the texts attend to “socio-­political discourse” emphasizing common profit.4 Who, though, was the audience...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
... group of Catho- lic malcontents in November 1605 to blow up the English Parliament with gunpowder as James addressed its opening session provided an opportunity to dramatize the dangers of Catholic fanaticism that the British government evidently regarded as too good to pass up. Although Catholic rulers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... correspondents in England and on the Continent, which she relayed to Mordaunt.4 In April 1660, when Mordaunt’s position as a prominent royalist negotiator was on the wane, Lady Mordaunt tirelessly plied him with news about General Monck, the Parliament, and the need for Prince Charles to act warily...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 121–146.
Published: 01 January 2017
... play Parliament of Heaven, when the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost prepare Gabriel to inform Mary that she has been chosen to host the Son of God in her womb. In response to the Father and Son’s grand narrative about Mary as a “mayd . . . that shal al restore” (108, ll. 195 – 96), the Holy Ghost...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 May 2003
... scrupulously bound to avoid searching for hidden meanings in the texts it receives from a higher authority. The English judi- ciary exemplifies this last case. English judges are expected to execute the laws made by a sovereign parliament; this division of power extends, as it must, to matters...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 247–274.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Parliament forced Edward II from his throne.” Analogies between a martyred Edward II and Orfeo have been elaborated further by Edward Kennedy, and recently Chris- tine Chism has invoked attitudes toward Queen Isabella to shed light on the poem’s treatment of Dame Heurodis.17 A disservice done...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 433–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Giancarlo, Matthew. Parliament and Literature in Late Medieval England. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge Uni- versity Press, 2007. xiii, 289 pp. $95.00. 442  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.2 / 2009 Halsall, Guy. Barbarian Migrations and the Roman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 285–314.
Published: 01 May 2008
... still working as a lawyer in the city courts. He held the post until 1438, after which he continued to be consulted on questions of city custom; in 1440 he was awarded twenty marks for these services. Carpenter also represented the city in Parliament in 1437 and 1439 and, from his numerous...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 431–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... with Thomas More, renowned humanist and former Lord Chancellor. The two men disputed the relative powers of church and state on the eve of Parliament's passage of the Acts of Supremacy, the legislation that declared Henry VIII head of the English Church. Given its historical context, scholars have valued St...