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Author Cole, Mary Hill, 1957-
Title The portable queen : Elizabeth I and the politics of ceremony / Mary Hill Cole.
Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [1999]

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Author Cole, Mary Hill, 1957-
Series Massachusetts studies in early modern culture
Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Subject Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Rites and ceremonies -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Visits of state -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Royal visitors -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Processions -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Monarchy -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1558-1603.
England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 277 pages).
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-265) and index.
Contents Patterns of the Progresses -- English and European Contexts -- Factors of Nature -- Definition and Frequency -- Geography -- Hosts -- Towns -- Overall Patterns -- The Challenge of Royal Travel -- The Business of Governing -- Bed, Board, and Transportation -- Purveyance and Its Problems -- Costs to the Queen's Household -- Household Reform -- Private Hosts -- Hospitality and Its Costs -- Requests and Petitions -- Reluctant Hosts -- Civic Hosts -- Cost of Civic Entertainment -- Requests for Economic Aid -- Civic Image and Ceremonial Dialogue -- The Royal Agenda: Personal Monarchy at Work -- Religious Stability -- Personal Diplomacy -- Defense of the Realm -- Paradox of Access -- Household Departments -- Norwich Gifts -- Chronology of Royal Visits and Progresses -- Visits by County, Alphabetical -- Visits by County, Ranked -- Visits to Towns -- Length of Progresses -- Hosts on Progress and London Visits -- Privy Councilors as Hosts -- Women as Primary Hosts -- Clergy as Hosts -- Members of Parliament, Justices of the Peace, Sheriffs as Hosts -- Hosts with Catholic Ties.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Electronic reproduction. Boston, Mass. San Francisco, Calif. : Open Content Alliance, 2014. Scanned as part of the Boston Library Consortium OCA Digitization Project by the UMass Amherst Libraries. Available in DjVu, PDF, black&white PDF, Flipbook, and .txt formats.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Mode of access: World Wide Web, through the Internet Archive website.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585333882 (electronic bk.)
9780585333885 (electronic bk.)
1558492143 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781558492141 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 45843612
Additional Format Print version: Cole, Mary Hill, 1957- Portable queen. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1999 1558492143 (DLC) 99027676 (OCoLC)41185086
Table of Contents
2Patterns of the Progresses13
  English and European Contexts13
  Factors of Nature19
  Definition and Frequency22
  Overall Patterns33
3The Challenge of Royal Travel35
  The Business of Governing36
  Bed, Board, and Transportation40
  Purveyance and Its Problems46
  Costs to the Queen's Household52
  Household Reform58
4Private Hosts63
  Hospitality and Its Costs63
  Requests and Petitions78
  Reluctant Hosts85
5Civic Hosts97
  Cost of Civic Entertainment98
  Requests for Economic Aid107
  Civic Image and Ceremonial Dialogue121
6The Royal Agenda: Personal Monarchy at Work135
  Religious Stability135
  Personal Diplomacy145
  Defense of the Realm155
  Paradox of Access163
 App. I. Lists 
  Household Departments177
  Norwich Gifts178
 App. II. Tables179
 1Chronology of Royal Visits and Progresses180
 2Visits by Country, Alphabetical202
 3Visits by County, Ranked203
 4Visits to Towns204
 5Length of Progresses206
 6Hosts on Progress and London Visits206
 7Privy Councilors as Hosts226
 8Women as Primary Hosts227
 9Clergy as Hosts229
 10Members of Parliament, Justices of the Peace, Sheriffs as Hosts230
 11Hosts with Catholic Ties235