ISSN 2040 - 4395
NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF EARLY MODERN CORRESPONDENCE, James Daybell and Andrew Gordon
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY: THE MANUSCRIPT LETTER IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND, James Daybell and Andrew Gordon
“INTELLIGENCES DAYLY BROUGHTE HITHER TO THE MARCHANTS FROM SUNDRY PORTS”: NEWS NETWORKS IN LATE-ELIZABETHAN DEVON, Ian Cooper
An examination of the oral and manuscript exchange of news and intelligence that flowed into the ports of late-Elizabethan Devon.
MATERIAL LIES: PARENTAL ANXIETY AND EPISTOLARY PRACTICE IN THE CORRESPONDENCE OF ANNE, LADY BACON AND ANTHONY BACON, Katy Mair
An exploration of the relationship between Anne, Lady Bacon, and her son, as reflected in their correspondence.
ENACTING MISTRESS AND STEWARD ROLES IN A LETTER OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT: BESS OF HARDWICK TO FRANCIS WHITFIELD, 14 NOVEMBER 1552, Felicity Maxwell
A reassessment of Bess of Hardwick's reputation.
‘A SEALE OF VIRGIN WAXE AT HAND / WITHOUT IMPRESSION THERE DOETH STAND’: HYMENAL SEALS IN ENGLISH RENAISSANCE LITERATURE, Harry Newman
An investigation of the literary relationship between letter seals and hymens.
‘AS I AM A FREE PRINCE’: THE EPISTOLARY SELF-DECEPTIONS OF JAMES VI, Rachel F. Stapleton
A discussion of the fraught political balancing act in James VI's epistolary relationship with Elizabeth I.
THE SECOND EARL OF ESSEX’S ‘GREAT QUARREL’ AND ITS LETTERS, Joel Swann
An account of Robert Devereux as represented through his correspondence with Thomas Egerton.
FEMALE CAPTIVITY AND THE RHETORIC OF SUPPLICATION: THE CASES OF LADY MARY GREY AND LADY ARBELLA STUART, Alison Thorne
A discussion of captivity and liberty in the correspondence of two elite women.
‘[Y]OU HAVE WRITTEN SOMETIMES MORE LARGELIE TO SOME PRIVATE FRIENDS, THEN ALMOST TO HER MAJESTIES SELF’: SECRECY AND SOCIABILITY IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY AMBASSADORIAL CORRESPONDENCE, Elizabeth Williamson
An investigation of ambassadorial letters and the political intelligence they contained.