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Shakespeare's London 1613$
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David M. Bergeron

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781526115461

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.001.0001

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(p.269) Epilogue
Shakespeare's London 1613

David M. Bergeron

Manchester University Press

This conclusion peers into the early days of 1614, including the birth of the first royal grandchild, Elizabeth’s first son, in early January, confirming the ‘German connection’ for the British royal family. The failure of the ‘Addled Parliament’ in 1614, gets discussed. Against good advice, King James summoned the parliament and spoke to it on three occasions, all to no avail. Infighting and intransigence doomed the legislative attempts. The narrative arc of 1613 plausibly ends with the Accession Day Tilt on 24 March 1614, a spectacular display in the Whitehall Tiltyard, led by the Duke of Lennox, a fitting end to the exploration of cultural life.

Keywords:   grandchild, Elizabeth, Parliament, James, Accession Tilt, Lennox

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