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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 493–513.
Published: 01 September 2020
... would have for England. His extensive network of contacts among both English and Scottish diplomatic personnel enabled him to exert influence over this area of policy. Walsingham’s view of Scotland and his preferred policy drew him into conflict with other members of Elizabeth’s government, who espoused...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erin L. Jordan This article uses evidence from Cistercian abbeys in Flanders and Hainaut during the thirteenth century to reconsider the role of enclosure policies in shaping the experience of religious women. The frequency with which nuns appear in the charters outside of their cloisters, when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
...R. Malcolm Smuts Historians have typically represented James I as a king whose foreign policy was driven by a principled commitment to peace, religious reconciliation, and royal legitimacy that led him to avoid military engagement in confessional conflicts, notably the Thirty Years’ War. But his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., their Consultations, Designs, Policies … exposed to every mans eye.” Then in 1655, Cabala stationers Bedell and Collins arranged for the printing of another volume focused more closely on ambassadorial correspondence: The Compleat Ambassador , which centered on Queen Elizabeth’s potential marriage to successive ducs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 659–670.
Published: 01 September 2020
... counter the policy goals of traditional diplomats. Diplomats mattered in premodern state relations. But so did merchants and missionaries, writers, actors, and other artists. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 early modern diplomacy New Diplomatic History international relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
... will likely remember it as a notorious work, infamous for its ready endorsement of military slaughter, scorched-­earth policy, and its near hysterical fear of Irish rebels, who throughout Spenser’s career as a colonial administrator in Ireland, threatened to reclaim their occupied and expropri- ated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 349–378.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., later Herbert’s good friend, observes that “we contend about ceremonies and things indifferent; about the extern policy and government of the church”; that is, about discipline.34 Bacon’s Adver- tisement, written in the context of the Elizabethan quarrels over church...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.3 / 2020 ever, when James was firmly engaged in diplomatic negotiations with Spain which centered on the proposed marriage of Prince Charles and the Infanta Maria, use of the commonplace amounted to inflammatory attacks on royal policy. 3 The attempt to revive...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2008
... game of Steppe diplomacy.3 Both the internal and external challenges facing Muscovy related directly to marriage politics. During the years from 1495 to 1526, Muscovy engaged in a distinct period of experimentation in foreign policy toward Lithuania, in which dynastic marriage signaled...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 283–312.
Published: 01 May 2001
....” This Spenser is an “instru- ment” of the morally dubious policies of his superiors, the poet as propa- gandist for the state.1 With more charity to the poet, Thomas H. Cain and others attribute the darkness of the 1596 Faerie Queene to Spenser’s grow- ing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the Muslims of the region. Cooperating with the new mendicant orders, as well as secular princes and regular clergy from the Iberian church, the papacy under Hono- rius III, Gregory IX, and Innocent IV played a crucial role in formulating Christian policy toward northwestern Africa, above all where...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2023
... elite opinion that momentarily coincided with royal policy, not a mainstream theological and political stance among the English clergy and laity. 27 Reading the Collegiate Suffrage —originally a series of live lectures—in the context of two other public performances from 1619 works against...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2000
....”21 But where Geritz senses either a lost opportunity or a desire to avoid “unknow- ingly offending the king,” I suggest that Rastell’s silence on Henry VIII is deliberate and registers an implicit refusal to endorse either Henry or his policies. It is not accidental that he praises Edward III...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 January 2008
... that model by stressing instead the extent of Elizabeth’s own agency and by looking more generally at the ways her gender figured in the dynastic courtships that stood at the center of her foreign policy.16 Denis Crouzet’s magisterial biography of Catherine de Medici brings her diplomatic...
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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 (2020) 50 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2020
... policies. Before rituals of diplomacy could be performed, and before instructions changed hands between royal councils and their diplomatic representatives, a whole cast of lesser- known figures had to gather intelligence; their counsel Wong / Ideologies of Diplomacy 481 and surveillance were instrumental...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 457–485.
Published: 01 September 2015
... interests in antiquarian history, religious contro- versy, and economic policy.4 Pollard and Redgrave’s Short Title Catalogue 458  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 45.3 / 2015 Table 1. List of surviving copies of Thomas Milles’s works...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the structure of the polity in which they lived and about the exercise of power, the processes of counsel giving and taking, of debate and discussion, through which policy was to be made and order maintained. These difficulties have been compounded by the disinclination of many historians of political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... into question sanctuary’s capacity to link pity to sovereign policy. Particularly in his account of Rich- ard Plantagenet’s extraction from Westminster, More shows how sanctuary derives its power from affect and devotion instead of law. Sanctuary’s lack of fixed legal principles is in this sense...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 125–156.
Published: 01 January 2000
... as an enemy of “idolatry,” and thus of the Roman Catholics.30 This was a particularly significant issue, as “[i]n the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries support for Protestants and Calvinists was one of the fundamen- tal principles of Ottoman policy in Europe.”31...