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Elizabeth I

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Document An End Which Preceded a Beginning: A comparative study into the incorposation of allegory in a posthumouse portrait of Queen Elizabeth I and Aemilia Lanyer's dedicatory poem to Queen Anna of Denmark by Claire Ashwell

This short study attempts to examine how and why allegory was incorporated into two pieces of material culture that were created c....

Elizabeth I, Material Culture view
Document By Instruments her Powers Appear': Gender, Intimacy, and Power: The political uses of Music and Miniature Portraits at the court of Queen Elizabetyh I by Elodie Noel

Queen Elizabeth I had a strong reputation for musicality. She played the lute and the virginals, sang and even claimed to have...

Elizabeth I, Nicholas Hilliard, miniatures view
Link Casebooks Project: Casebooks of Simon Forman and John Dee (1596–1634)

The Casebooks Project aims to make available the astrological records of Simon Forman and Richard Napier — unparalleled resources in the history...

Astrology, Magic, Superstition, John Dee, Simon Forman, Elizabeth I, 16th century view
Document King Edward VI and the Pope and Elizabeth I: Drawing Parallels in Tudor Group Portraits and Texts, Chelsea Swales

For over fifty years, ‘King Edward VI and the Pope or An Allegory of the Reformation under Edward VI’ has posed a mystery. The anonymous painting...

Tudor, art history, Portraits, Text, Elizabeth I view
Document Unica Semper Avis: The role of emblems in Elizabethan culture, using the Phoenix as a case study in Nicholas Hilliard’s Phoenix portrait and in the Chequers ring by Mariona Ponce Bochaca

The iconic image of Queen Elizabeth I was an essential part of her authority. The myth of the Virgin Queen was deliberately created to divert the...

Elizabeth I, Elizabethan, emblems, Nicholas Hilliard, phoenix, Early modern view
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