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A mirror for magistrates and the politics of the English Reformation / Scott C. Lucas.

Author/Creator:
Lucas, Scott (Scott C.), 1965-
Publication:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2009.
Series:
Massachusetts studies in early modern culture.
Massachusetts studies in early modern culture
Format/Description:
Book
x, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Mirrour for magistrates.
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Reformation -- England.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603.
Contents:
A memorial of suche princes: creation and contexts
The consolation of tragedy: "Edmund Duke of Somerset," "Humfrey Duke of Gloucester," and the fall of the "Good Duke" of Somerset
"Syr Thomas of Wudstocke" and the "unfortunate" death of Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset
A memorial of suche Princes and the loss of Imperial England
Royal power and the abuse of the law in A memorial of suche Princes
The seconde parte of the Mirrour for magistrates and the future of political literature in Elizabeth's reign
Conclusion: The Mirror and its legacy
Appendix: The growth and development of William Baldwin's A mirror for magistrates.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781558497061 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558497064 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
286422705
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