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Elizabeth I"s use of virginity to enhance her sovereignty

Susan Kendrick

Elizabeth I"s use of virginity to enhance her sovereignty

managing the image of a sixteenth-century queen

by Susan Kendrick

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elizabeth -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1533-1603 -- Public opinion,
  • Virginity -- Political aspects,
  • Monarchy -- Great Britain -- Public opinion,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Public opinion,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1558-1603,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Kendrick ; with a foreword by James S. Hart, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA355 .K47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23535953M
    ISBN 100773447059
    ISBN 109780773447059
    LC Control Number2009024054

    Below are a few interesting facts regarding Elizabeth I: Queen Elizabeth never married and did not provide an heir. She was known for her virginity. One of her nicknames, The Virgin Queen, comes from this. The years during Elizabeth’s reign is known as the Elizabethan Era. Dramas by William Shakespeare became popular during this time.   Elizabeth was often painted in rich and stylised gowns. Elizabeth is often shown holding a sieve, a symbol of virginity [1]. Although she is not seen in the performance, the birth of Elizabeth is proclaimed in a scene of Shakespeare's play King Henry VIII. One of Elizabeth's nicknames was "The Faerie Queen", after the poem in her honour by.

    BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY: ROYALTY. The years of Elizabeth's childhood were troubled - fraught with danger and beset with the political and religious plots of those around her. At the age of two her mother, Anne Boleyn, was beheaded by her father, Henry VIII; Elizabeth was declared illegitimate and banished from the royal court. At 21, she was imprisoned in the Tower of London by her sister, Mary/5(4). The only time that I am aware of that Her Majesty used what could arguably be called her own execution of Royal Prerogative was appointing Sir Alec Douglas-Home as Prime Minister in Without going in to a long history lesson, the Conservative.

    Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in , restoring the Protestant faith to England. At the heart of the new queen's court lay Elizabeth's bedchamber, closely guarded by the favoured women who helped her dress, looked after her jewels and shared her bed. Elizabeth's private life was of public, political concern. Her bedfellows were witnesses to the face and body beneath the make-up and.   Question from Angie - Elizabeth's virginity Okay, we all know that Elizabeth I was called the virgin queen. I am going to assume the title was Tudor terminology for one who never married, because now I hear that she may not, in actuality, have been a virgin.


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Elizabeth I"s use of virginity to enhance her sovereignty by Susan Kendrick Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elizabeth I’s Use of Virginity to Enhance Her Sovereignty: Managing the Image of a Sixteenth-Century Queen Professor Kendrick challenges ubiquitous scholarly and popular culture interpretations which limit the significance of Elizabeth’s virginity by restricting definitions of the concept solely to the physical realm.

'Her memory Author: Kendrick, Susan. : Elizabeth I's Use of Virginity to Enhance Her Sovereignty: Managing the Image of a Sixteenth-Century Queen (): Kendrick, Susan, Hart, James S., Jr.: BooksAuthor: Susan Kendrick, James S. Hart. Elizabeth I's use of virginity to enhance her sovereignty: managing the image of a sixteenth-century queen.

Elizabeth I's Use of Virginity to Enhance Her Sovereignty: Managing the Image of a Sixteenth-Century Queen by Susan Kendrick, James S., Jr. Hart. However, Elizabeth had many Catholic enemies and it was not safe for her to travel around the country. She chose, instead, to use portraits to show herself to her people.

It was, therefore, essential that the portraits showed an image of Elizabeth that would impress her subjects. MARY LYNN PIERCE Book Review: Elizabeth I’s Use of Virginity to Enhance Her Sovereignty: Managing the Image of a Sixteenth-Century Queen, by Susan Kendrick MARY OLSON Book Review: Printing the Middle Ages, by Siân Echard.

Elizabeth cultivated the image of herself as the Virgin Queen wedded to her kingdom, and her speeches made great use of romantic languages, such as "love," in defining her role. The campaign was entirely successful, maintaining Elizabeth as one of England’s best-loved monarchs.

All the Queen's men: Was Elizabeth I really the virgin Queen. ELIZABETH I strung along a hose of suitors to protect her throne though one man above others was closest to her heart. Abstract. Towards the end of Shekhar Kapur’s film, Elizabeth, the attractive young queen kneels before a statue of the Madonna and, taking inspiration from it, transforms herself into ‘the legendary Virgin Queen, formidable, untouchable and unbeatable’.

1 In the next scene, Kat Ashley hacks off the queen’s flowing tresses, fits a jewel-encrusted wig on her shorn head, and paints her Cited by: 7.

The Elizabethan golden age was peopled by a court of flamboyant and devoted men - each one unique, ambitious and talented. At its centre was a woman, Elizabeth, the Tudor princess who succeeded to the throne of England in and who vowed to her Parliament to remain unwed and a.

For just a moment, Elizabeth’s response breaks out of the mould of gracious obedience to make sure of the bargain: I will perform my part, but you must support my sovereignty.

[Elizabeth I The Competition for Representation, p Oxford University Press, ] Frye is. Queen Elizabeth I is one of the most famous, beloved, and studied monarchs of all time.

Basing her persona on the Virgin Mary, she tried to recreate the image of the forever young and pure Tudor queen for 44 years of her reign. Her persona inspired a cult of personality in portraits, poetry, and literature, in which she is frequently portrayed Author: Andrew Galbreath.

Elizabeth I'S Use of Virginity to Enhance Her Sovereignty: Managing the Image of a Sixteenth-Century Queen by Susan Kendrick, James S., Jr. Hart (Foreword)Edwin Mellen Pr. ISBN See Item Details ExtremelyReliable. AVERAGE. Richmond, TX, USA $Price: $ Ultimately, her virginity was accepted by the general public, as unmarried women of status were always supposed to maintain their "virtue," but given Elizabeth's open flirtation with princes and kings and dukes and earls, she remained a source of hush-hush court gossip.

Not that she minded. Wonderful history of Queen Elizabeth I and her relationships with women, family, friends and foes. A lot has been written about how she worked with men, in a "man's world" and how she loved men, yet shunned marriage. This book focuses on the women who helped her in life and in her regency as well as some historical figures we know little about.4/5.

The film thus ends with Elizabeth reclaiming her virginity and turning herself into stone, painted white, a living statue of the Virgin to replace the Virgin Mary.

In certain ways the Elizabeth of the film appears to be a modern woman trying to figure out if she can have it all, or if she must give up love to be successful. Y ou can understand the rationale behind a book on Queen Elizabeth I and the women in her life.

The Virgin Queen, whether played by Cate Blanchett, Helen Mirren or. Queen Elizabeth has 4 children (Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess Anne), so the question is hardly relevant in the present tense.

As for the at the time of her marriage, it is likely to have been the case; things were a lot stricter back then and in any case, Prince Philip was Princess Elizabeth's first love. But that doesn't stop me fantasising about discovering an unknown letter in the archives that finally solves the mystery of whether Elizabeth I really was the Virgin Queen.

Tracy Borman presents The Private Lives of the Tudors on Yesterday. Her book of the same name was published by Hodder & Stoughton in May and is available in all good. As part of our Women in History series, best-selling author and historian Dr Tracy Borman explains what the the accession of Elizabeth I, in November has meant for women in positions of power.

When Elizabeth I became queen upon the death of her half-sister ‘Bloody’ Mary on 17 Novemberthere was great rejoicing across the kingdom. In Theaters: 23 October This film details the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, as played by Cate Blanchett.

The main focus is .With "Elizabeth: Virgin Queen", Philippa Jones delves into the life of Queen Elizabeth I of England in a book that is almost 2 in one which isn't necessarily a good thing. The first 2/3 of the book deal with the life of the monarch and her troubled beginnings mostly due to her father Henry VIII as well as the subsequent issues caused by the /5.

Most virginity auctions attract a great deal of money and press attention—but rarely, if ever, does the subject ever go through with it. That turned out to be the case with Elizabeth Raine, the.