John Nicholss The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: A New Edition of the Early…

Hardcover | January 23, 2014

EditorJayne Elisabeth Archer, Elizabeth Clarke, Elizabeth Goldring

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John Nichols's The Progresses of Queen Elizabeth (1788-1823) has long been an indispensable reference tool for scholars working on Elizabethan court and culture - despite the serious limitations of an antiquarian edition now two centuries old. This old-spelling edition of the early modernmaterials contained in Nichols's Progresses is edited to high and consistent standards, and based on a critical re-examination of printed and manuscript sources. It is structured by a narrative of the two sets of annual progresses undertaken by Queen Elizabeth I: the "summer progresses," whenElizabeth travelled throughout southern England and the Midlands, visiting cities as far afield as Bristol, Coventry, Norwich, and Southampton; and the "winter progresses," when Elizabeth moved between her residences in and around London, including Richmond, Hampton Court, and Whitehall. New editions of the major progress entertainments - Kenilworth, Woodstock, Elvetham, Cowdray, Ditchley, and Harefield - are set alongside accounts of civic receptions, tilts and Accession Day entertainments, and non-dramatic texts, many of which have not been published since Nichols, includingverses delivered by Eton scholars before the Queen (1563); John Lesley's Oratio (1574); Gabriel Harvey's Gratulationum Valdinensium (1578); and the Oxford and Cambridge verses on the death of Queen Elizabeth (1603). The editions are supported by translations of all non-English material, fullscholarly annotation, illustrations, and maps. This will make John Nichols's The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: A New Edition of the Early Modern Sources the most comprehensive collection of early modern texts pertaining to the court and culture of Queen Elizabeth.Volume V contains the appendices, bibliographies, and index.

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John Nichols's The Progresses of Queen Elizabeth (1788-1823) has long been an indispensable reference tool for scholars working on Elizabethan court and culture - despite the serious limitations of an antiquarian edition now two centuries old. This old-spelling edition of the early modernmaterials contained in Nichols's Progresses is e...

Dr. Jayne Elisabeth Archer is lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature in the Department of English Literature, Aberystwyth University. She is an Associate Fellow of the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick, where she spent four years as AHRC postdoctoral Research Fellow on the John Nichols Project. Sh...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:660 pagesPublished:January 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Appendices:Appendix 1: The marriage and coronation of Anne Boleyn, 29 May - 4 June 1533Appendix 2: Extracts from Paul Hentzner's ItinerariumAppendix 3: Greenwich PalaceAppendix 4: Richmond PalaceAppendix 5: Pre-Elizabethan tournamentsAppendix 6: John Norden's description of Westminster including Queen Elizabeth's PalacesAppendix 7: Sir Thomas Gresham and Osterley ParkAppendix 8: Henry Carey, Lord HunsdonAppendix 9: Havering PalaceAppendix 10: Christmas and New Year at the Inner TempleAppendix 11: TheobaldsAppendix 12: The divinity disputation held at the University of Cambridge before Queen Elizabeth, 9 August 1564Appendix 13: Letters written to the University of Oxford relating to religious conformity, 1566 - 73Appendix 14: Paul Hentzner's descriptions of Oxford and WoodstockAppendix 15: Gorhambury HouseAppendix 16: Accounts of the Queen's Purse, 1558 - 70Appendix 17: Queen Elizabeth's visits to John Dee at Mortlake, 1575 - 80Appendix 18: Hawstead HouseAppendix 19: Accession Day tournament speechAppendix 20: Edward Popham's epitaph for Sir Philip SidneyAppendix 21: The funeral monument of Sir Ralph SadlerAppendix 22: The funeral monument of Robert Dudley, Earl of LeicesterAppendix 23: Quarrendon ChapelAppendix 24: A cartel for a challengeAppendix 25: The supplication of Sir Henry LeeAppendix 26: Catalogue of the Nichols family's annotated copy of The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth (1823)Bibliography of Printed SourcesPrimary sources (pre-1700), including modern editions of pre-1700 materialSelect secondary sources (post-1700).Index