A portrait of Elizabeth I

in the words of the Queen and her contemporaries
  • 128 Pages
  • 4.77 MB
  • English

Ward Lock Educational , London
Elizabeth -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1533-1603, Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Sources, Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biog
Statementedited by Roger Pringle.
GenreBiography., Sources.
SeriesWard Lock Educational lives
ContributionsPringle, Roger, 1944-
LC ClassificationsDA350 .P6 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15544036M
ISBN 100706238958, 070623975X

I remember reading this fascinating book in grad school. Professor Strong writes about how Elizabeth I controlled her image by approving her official portraits. He notes that while she was of marriageable age that she wore a high neckline and ruff and appears, for instance, holding a /5(5).

The portraits delt with in this book are: 1 Elizabeth as a princess (red dress) "armada" portrait at woburn Abbey coronation portrait 4. Elizabeth playing the lute (a minature by Hilliard) 5 Queen Elizabeth and the 3 goddesses Darnley portrait 7.

The "Siena" portrait "ermine" portrait by: I found the book to be more than merely an attempt, as it successfully paints a portrait in its own right for readers. Maxey's extensive research verifies this modern glimpse of the historical life and times of Elizabeth Willing Powel.

Impressive by: 1. This is not a bad book; but it’s not a book about the real Elizabeth. Nor is it an intimate portrait. I’m not sure why I expected it to be. (Maybe the title?) After all, who knows the real Elizabeth, apart from her very small circle of close friends and her family, and they’re not talking.

Except for Diana, of course, and she’s not /5(). “Elizabeth never publicly mentioned or acknowledged her mother” There were also portraits of Elizabeth in the exhibition that hadn’t been widely seen before, that might have hung in civic buildings halls and even people’s homes.

And there were coins, because of course Elizabeth’s subjects would have mainly seen her portrait on coins. In the "Armada Portrait," Elizabeth appears serene, omnipotent and incredibly youthful for a woman of roughly 55 (Wikimedia Commons) On the. A rare portrait of Queen Elizabeth I as a young princess has been discovered in a private collection at a stately home in Northamptonshire.

The portrait, dating from towas found in the Duke of Buccleuch's collection at Boughton House.

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It shows Elizabeth with siblings Edward VI and Mary I, father Henry VIII and his jester, Will Somers. A portrait of Elizabeth I book mysterious portrait of an unknown woman has been identified as a rare depiction of a young Elizabeth I projecting power, confidence and suitability for. The Portrait of Elizabeth: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (The Scent of Lavender Book 1) - Kindle edition by Jane Angwin.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Portrait of Elizabeth: A Pride and Prejudice Variation (The Scent of Lavender Book 1)/5(36).

The Portrait of Elizabeth book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As Fitzwilliam Darcy's mother lay dying, she made him pro /5(11).

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Elizabeth Rawson, with her: "Cicero - A Portrait," has benefitted all professional historians and lay-persons, interested in ancient Roman history, and, of course, the greatest Roman; Cicero.

I found the book very balanced and extremely factual. Is a valuable book for the classroom or home by: Clare Gittings, The National Portrait Gallery Book of Elizabeth I,p.

16 Cooper, John, A Guide to the National Portrait Gallery,p. 7 Read entry Almost certainly painted from life, this became the model for many later portraits, helping to perpetuate an image of austere maturity. This richly illustrated volume presents an engaging overview of an extraordinary period of English history, the reign of Elizabeth I.

Beginning with the great portrait of the Queen in grand procession with her Garter Knights, we discover themes that run through the rest of the book: chivalry, the changing structure of society, the complexities of imagery and heraldic symbols, and the richness.

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This long-awaited and masterfully edited volume contains nearly all of the writings of Queen Elizabeth I: the clumsy letters of childhood, the early speeches of a fledgling queen, and the prayers and poetry of the monarch's later years.

The first collection of its kind, Elizabeth I reveals brilliance on two counts: that of the Queen, a dazzling writer and a leading intellect of the English 5/5(2).

Get this from a library. The National Portrait Gallery book of Elizabeth I. [Claire Gittings; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)]. England’s Virgin Queen, Elizabeth Tudor, had a reputation for proficiency in foreign languages, repeatedly demonstrated in multilingual exchanges with foreign emissaries at court and in the extemporized Latin she spoke on formal visits to Cambridge and Oxford.

But the supreme proof of her mastery of other tongues is the sizable body of translations she made over the course of her lifetime. In Gloriana, Roy Strong provides a richly detailed analysis of all the major portraits. -- Book jacket. To examine the portraits of Elizabeth I is, as Roy Strong shows, to witness the creation of the legend of the Virgin Queen, of Gloriana and her burgeoning empire.

Symbolism in Elizabeth’s portraits has been there all along, but some of us have chosen not to see it until now. It wasn’t until I recently watched a documentary that talked about the symbolism in Elizabeth’s “Rainbow” portrait that I started looking for them.

In this article I will cover three portraits with obvious symbols. Iconography. The combination of a life-sized portrait of Elizabeth I with a landscape format is "quite unprecedented in her portraiture", although allegorical portraits in this format, such as the Family of Henry VIII: An Allegory of the Tudor Succession, a portrait attributed to Lucas de Heere pre-date the Armada Portrait.

English art in this period was isolated from trends in Catholic. A Portrait of Elizabeth (CDs) Elizabeth: Dealing with Disappointment Bible Study Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Revive. Paintings of Queen Elizabeth I will feature in the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, along with the locket ring, which contains tiny portraits of her mother and herself.

The history of the portraiture of Elizabeth I is that of the manufacture of an image powerful enough to hold together a people divided by a rigid social hierachy and religious belief.

In this book, Elizabeth Brown Pryor examines the correspondence and papers of Robert E. Lee and his close friends and family to paint a personal portrait of the man. She delves into the documents, both new and previously available, and estimates in the preface that she had read o pages written by Lee or his close associates (xii).4/5(41).

Yes, it’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, who were married Novem Fifty years is considered a really long marriage. What goes on in a union of more than two decades beyond even that.

That’s what Gyles Brandeth explores in “Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage” (to be fair, the book was published in /5. For the th anniversary of Robert E.

Lee’s birth, a new portrait drawing on previously unpublished correspondenceRobert E. Lee’s war correspondence is well known, and here and there personal letters have found their way into print, but the great majority of his most intimate messages have never been made public.

These letters reveal a far more complex and contradictory man than the one /5(3). The National Portrait Gallery’s view. The similarity between the Boughton Elizabeth and the so-called ‘unknown lady’ portrait (NPG ) in the National Portrait Gallery led the authors to approach the gallery for its views.

Dr Tarnya Cooper, curator, 16th-century collections, believes our article raises some important points. Everybody knows what it’s like to deal with disappointment. How can you take your delayed hopes and dreams and turn them over to God to use for His glory.

The biblical character Elizabeth provides an example and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth will help you explore her life and her surrender to God's plan.

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In Lilibet, master biographer Carolly Erickson turns her skill at writing un-put-downable narrative to telling the remarkable story of Elizabeth II, Queen of her customary psychological insight, historian Erickson traces the queen's gilded but often thorny path from her overprotected girlhood to her ascension to the throne at twenty-five to her personal and national /5(2).

A more expensive portrait of the Queen. That's right. Under the federal Constituents Request Program, those who wish to possess a portrait of Elizabeth II, or one of QE2 with her husband the Duke. The Coronation Portrait – painted in shortly after Elizabeth’s coronation.

Painted inat the beginning of her reign when she was aged about 25 years. A miniature of Elizabeth painted by Nicholas Hilliard in when she was 38 years old.The Rainbow Portrait, an image of Elizabeth I as the "Queen of Love and Beauty" by Isaac Oliver c.epitomizes the elaborate iconography associated with later Tudor court portraiture The artists of the Tudor court are the painters and limners engaged by the monarchs of England's Tudor dynasty and their courtiers between andfrom.Elizabethan literature, body of works written during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (–), probably the most splendid age in the history of English literature, during which such writers as Sir Philip Sydney, Edmund Spenser, Richard Hooker, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare flourished.