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Alan Bryson

act passe towchinge my Lady Cauendisshe itt shall be agay[n]st my will’.34 Despite this, she was pursued for the money by the exchequer until her third husband Sir William St Loe compounded with the Bess of Hardwick, a life 23 crown in August 1563 for £1,000 and had a release and pardon for the remainder. He seems to have paid for both the composition and for the release and pardon out of his own pocket.35 On 27 August 1559 Bess married Sir William St Loe (d. 1565), heir to Sir John St Loe (1500/1–59) of Sutton Court in Somerset and his wife, Margaret (d

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Vivienne Westbrook

. Others predicted that no child of Henry VIII’s would ever have a monument. However, Robert Cecil, well aware of the political power of the Monumental Body, vowed: “Rather than fail in payment for Queen Elizabeth’s tomb, neither the Exchequer nor London shall have a penny left”’. See Nigel Llewellyn, ‘The Royal Body: Monuments to the Dead, For the Living’, in Renaissance Bodies, ed. Lucy Gent and Nigel Llewellyn (London: ­Reaktion Books, 1995), 225. MUP_Armitage_Ralegh.indd 330 07/10/2013 14:09 Ralegh’s image in art 331 imprisoned in 1592 for his part in an

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Margret Fetzer

, this creditor–debtor relationship ought to be placed in the larger context in which each stands in the debt of God. Hence a different letter promises to remember all of Lady Huntington’s favours, ‘nor leave them unrequited in my Exchequer, which is, the blessings of God upon my prayers’ (Letters 237). Elsewhere, the winter urges his addressee to ‘beleeve me that I shall ever with much affection, and much devotion joine both your fortune and your last best happinesse, with the desire of mine own in all my civill, and divine wishes, as the only retribution in the power

in John Donne’s Performances