Queens in the Sixteenth Century

Edited Collections

Beem, Charles and Dennis Moore, eds. The Name of a Queen: William Fleetwood’s Itinerarium ad Windsor (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Bertolet, Anna Rielh (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

Duncan, Sarah, and Valerie Schutte, eds. The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

KaneBrendan and Valerie McGowan-Doyle (eds). Elizabeth I and Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Levin, Carole, Donald Stump and Linda Shenk (eds). Elizabeth I and the “Sovereign Arts”: Essays in Literature, History, and Culture. (Tempe: The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2011).

Levin, Carole, Debra Barrett-Graves and Jo Eldridge Carney (eds). Elizabeth I: Always Her Own Free Woman (Farnham: Ashgate, 2003).

Levin, Carole, Debra Barrett-Graves and Jo Eldridge Carney (eds). “High and Mighty Queens” of Early Modern England: Realities and Representations (New York: Palgrave/St. Martins, 2003).

Levin, Carole and Christine Stewart-Nunez (eds). Scholars and Poets Talk About Queens (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Montini, Donatella and Iolanda Plescia (eds). Elizabeth I in Writing: Language, Power and Representation in Early Modern England. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Paranque, Estelle, Nate Probasco, and Claire Jowitt, eds. Colonization, Piracy, and Trade in Early Modern Europe: The Roles of Powerful Women and Queens (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Schutte, Valerie, ed. Unexpected Heirs in Early Modern Europe: Potential Kings and Queens (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Monographs, Articles

Barrow, Lorna G. “Queenship and the Challenge of a Widowed Queen: Margaret Tudor Regent of Scotland 1513–1514.” Journal of the Sydney Society for Scottish History 16 (2016): 23–42.

Beem, C., The Foreign Relations of Elizabeth I (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Beem, Charles. “Princess of Wales? Mary Tudor and the History of English Heirs to the Throne.” In Sarah Duncan and Valerie Schutte, eds, The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 13–30.

Bell, Ilona. Elizabeth I: the voice of a monarch. Springer, 2016.

Bell, Ilona. “Queen of Love: Elizabeth I and Mary Wroth.” In Anna Rielh Bertolet, (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 287–306.

Bertolet, Anna R. “Doppelgänger Queens: Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stuart.” In Bertolet, (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 223–45.

Carney, Jo Eldridge. “The Queen’s Deathbed Wish in Early Modern Fairy Tales: Securing the Dynasty.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 123–37.

Chou, Catherine.  “One that was no Furtherer of this Devise’: (Manufactured?) Opposition to the ‘Monarchical Republic of Elizabeth I'” Parliamentary History 36 (2017): 273–97.

Colbert, Carolyn. “‘Well, then . . . Hail Mary’: Mary I in The Famous History of Sir Thomas Wyatt (1607) and Lady Jane (1986).” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, 2016, pp. 215–32.

Cole, Mary Hill. “The Half-Blood Princes: Mary I, Elizabeth I, and Their Strategies of Legitimation.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 71–88.

Dinnigan, Sarah. Eros and Poetry at the Courts of Mary Queen of Scots and James VI. (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).

Doda, Hilary. “Lady Mary to Queen of England: Transformation, Ritual, and the Wardrobe of the Robes.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp.49–68.

Donawerth, Jane. “Elizabeth I and the Marriage Crisis, John Lyly’s Campaspe, and the Politics of Court Drama.” In Bertolet (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 83–102.

Doran, Susan. “Did Elizabeth’s Gender Really Matter?” In Bertolet (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 31–52.

Duncan, Sarah. ““Bloody” Mary? Changing Perceptions of England’s First Ruling Queen.” In Beem and Moore (eds), The Name of a Queen , pp. 175-191.

Gibbs, G. “The Queen’s Easter Pardons, 1554: Ancient Customs and the Gift of Thucydides.” In Duncan and Valerie Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 113–33.

Gibson, Jonathan. ““Dedans la plie de mon fidelle affection”: Familiarity and Materiality in Elizabeth’s Letters to Anjou.” In Carlo Bajetta, Guillaume Coatelen, and Jonathan Gibson (eds), Elizabeth I’s Foreign Correspondence (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. 63-89.

Hackett, Helen. “Anne Boleyn’s Legacy to Elizabeth I: Neoclassicism and the Iconography of Protestant Queenship.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 157–80.

Kruse, Elaine. “‘A Network of Honor and Obligation’: Elizabeth as Godmother.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 181–98.

Lamb, Mary Ellen. “Dressing Queens (and Some Others): Signifying through Clothing in Wroth’s Countess of Montgomery’s Urania.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 307–21.

Levin, Carole. “Elizabeth’s Ghost: The afterlife of the Queen in Stuart England,” Royal Studies Journal 1 (2014), 1-17.

Levin, Carole. The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994).

Levin, Carole. “Pregnancy, False Pregnancy, and Questionable Heirs: Mary I and Her Echoes.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 179–93.

Levin, Carole. “Queen Margaret in Shakespeare and Chronicles: She-Wolf or Heroic Spirit.” In Levin and Stewart-Nunez (eds), Scholars and Poets Talk About Queens, 111-31,

Levin, Carole. The Reign of Elizabeth I (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).

Levin, Carole and Cassandra Auble. ““I would not have given it for a wilderness of monkeys”: Turquoise, Queenship‚ and the Exotic.” In Colonization, Piracy, and Trade in Early Modern Europe (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), pp. 169-194.

Levin, Carole and Catherine Medici. “Lady Mary Sidney and Her Siblings.” In Margaret P. Hannay, Michael G. Brennan, and Mary Ellen Lamb (eds), Ashgate Research Companion to the Sidneys (1500-1700): Volume 1: Lives (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015), pp. 31-40.

Levin, Carole and Alicia Meyer. “Women and political power in early modern Europe.” In Allyson Poska, Katherine McIver, Jane Couchman (eds), Ashgate Research Companion to Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), pp. 341-57.

Levin, Carole, Janel Mueller and Linda Shenk. “Elizabeth I and the Meanings of Motherhood,” revised essay; originally published in Explorations in Renaissance Culture (2004), “Elizabeth Tudor: Maidenhood in Crisis” .

Lin, Chi-I. “Maternity and Mourning with Queenship in Shakespeare’s” Henry VI”.” Tamkang Review 44:1 (2013): 25-46.

Liu, Sophia Yashih. “The Jewel for the Crown: Reconsidering Female Kingship and Queenship in the Galfridian Historiography.” In Francis K. H. So (ed.), Perceiving Power in Early Modern Europe, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 69-84.

Loomis, Catherine. “A Great Reckoning in a Little Room: Elizabeth, Essex, and Royal Interruptions.” In Bertolet (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 53–66.

McCabe, Richard. “Ireland’s Eliza: queen or cailleach?” In Kane and McGowan-Doyle (eds). Elizabeth I and Ireland, pp. 15-39.

Mearns, Anne. “Unnatural, Unlawful, Ungodly, and Monstrous: Manipulating the Queenly Identities of Mary I and Mary II.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 197–214.

Meyer, Allison Machlis. “The Politics of Queenship in Francis Bacon’s The History of the Reign of King Henry VII and John Ford’s Perkin Warbeck.” Studies in Philology 111: 2 (2014): 312-45.

Meyer, Allison Machlis. “Richard III’s Forelives: Rewriting Elizabeth(s) in Tudor Historiography,” Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 26 (2013): 156-183.

Moore, Gaywyn. ““You Turn Me into Nothing”: Reformation of Queenship on the Jacobean Stage.” Mediterranean Studies 21: 1 (2013): 27-56.

Paranque, Estelle. “Queen Elizabeth I and the Elizabethan Court in the French Ambassador’s Eyes.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 267–84.

Paul, Joanne. “Sovereign Council or Counseled Sovereign: The Marian Conciliar Compromise.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 135–53.

Percec, Dana. “Queenship, Power, and Elizabethan Mentalities in Shakespeare’s Histories.” Romanian Journal of English Studies 10, no. 1 (2013): 253-262.

Robinson, William B. “Marrying Mary to the Black Legend: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Marian Messages in Anglo-American Films about Philip II of Spain.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 233–54.

Samson, Alexander. “Culture under Mary I and Philip.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 155–78.

Schutte, Valerie. Mary I and the Art of Book Dedications: Royal Women, Power, and Persuasion (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Schutte, Valerie. “Under the Influence: The Impact of Queenly Book Dedications on Princess Mary.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 31–47.

Shenk, Linda. “Elizabeth I and the Politics of Invoking Russia in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.” In Bertolet (ed.) Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 247–65.

Siegfried, Brandie R. “Conjuring Three Queens and an Empress: The Philosophy of Enchantment in Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World.” In Bertolet (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 323–45.

Stavrena, Kirilka. “’We Are Such Stuff’: Absolute Feminine Power vs. Cinematic Myth-Making in Julie Taymor’s Tempest (2010).” In Bertolet (ed.) Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 67–80.

Strohman, Anne-Marie Kathleen. “A more natural mother”: Concepts of maternity and queenship in early modern England. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014.

Stump, Donald. “Spenser’s Dragon Fight and the English Queen: The Struggle over the Elizabethan Settlement.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 141–56.

Watkins, John. “Lesbianism in Early Modern Vernacular Romance: The Question of Historicity.” In Bertolet (ed.), Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 201–21.

Warnicke, Retha. “Mary I, Queen of England: Historiographic Essay, 2006 to Present.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp.255–72.

Warnicke, Retha M. “Tudor Consorts: The Politics of Matchmaking, 1483–1543.” In Bertolet (ed.). Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies, pp. 103–121.

Warnicke, Retha M. Wicked Women of Tudor England: Queens, Aristocrats, Commoners (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

Whitelock, Anna. “’A queen, and by the same title, a king also’: Mary I, Queen-in-Parliament.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 89–112.

 

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