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Document The Making of English Slave Iconography: Emerging xenophobia toward black Africans in the coat of arms of Sir John Hawkins (1568) and Ben Jonson’s The Masque of Blackness (1605) by Daniel Jan Evans

This article will investigate the developing representations of black Africans during the Tudor and early Stuart periods. The presence of Africans...

Early modern, Tudor, court masque, Ben Jonson, xenophobia, slavery, emblems 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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