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Title Women and politics in early modern England, 1450--1700 / edited by James Daybell.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2016.

Subject Women -- Political activity -- England -- History.
Women -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600.
Women -- History -- Modern period, 1600-
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- To 1485.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-
Alt Name Daybell, James, 1972-
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : rethinking women and politics in early modern England / James Daybell -- 2. Sisterhood, friendship and the power of English aristocratic women, 1450-1550 / Barbara J. Harris -- 3. A rhetoric of requests : genre and linguistic scripts in Elizabethan women's suitors' letters / Lynne Magnusson -- 4. Politics in the Elizabethan privy chamber : Lady Mary Sidney and Kat Ashley / Natalie Mears -- 5. Portingale women and politics in late Elizabethan London / Alan Stewart -- 6. Negotiating favour : the letters of Lady Ralegh / Karen Robertson -- 7. 'Suche newes as on the Quenes hye wayes we have mett' : the news and intelligence networks of Elizabeth Talbot, countess of Shrewsbury (c. 1527-1608) / James Daybell -- 8. Esther Inglis and the English succession crisis of 1599 / Tricia Bracher -- 9. The Cavendish-Talbot women : playing a high-stakes game / Sara Jayne Steen -- 10. Aristocratic women, power, patronage and family networks at the Jacobean court, 1603-1625 / Helen Payne -- 11. Anne of Denmark and the historical contextualisation of Shakespeare and Fletcher's Henry VIII / Susan Frye -- 12. Mothers, lovers and others : royalist women / Jerome de Groot -- 13. Beyond microhistory : the use of women's manuscripts in a widening political arena / Elizabeth Clarke -- 14. Loyal and dutiful subjects : English nuns and Stuart politics / Claire Walker -- 15. Assuming gentility : Thomas Middleton, Mary Carleton and Aphra Behn / Valerie Wayne.
Note Online resource, title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 7, 2017).
ISBN 9781351872331 (electronic bk.)
1351872338 (electronic bk.)
9781315233864
131523386X
9781351872324
135187232X
9780754609889
OCLC # 974642546
Additional Format 9780754609889 075460988X


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