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Shakespeare's London 1613

David M. Bergeron

Abstract

This book offers for the first time a ‘biography’ of the pivotal year, 1613. London, including the Jacobean court and the city, witnessed an exceptional outpouring of cultural experiences and transformative political events. The political and personal dynamic of the royal family changed forever. The sudden death of the eighteen-year-old Prince Henry, heir apparent to the throne, and the marriage of the only royal daughter, Princess Elizabeth to a German prince, disrupted the anticipated line of succession. This book examines the death of Henry and the unparalleled outpouring of grief for him. ... More

Keywords: King James, Prince Henry, Princess Elizabeth, Lennox, Shakespeare, London, court, performances, culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781526115461
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David M. Bergeron, author
University of Kansas