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Judith Richards

Although the reputation of Englands first queen regnant, Mary Tudor (died 1558) had remained substantially unchanged in the intervening centuries, there were always some defenders of that Catholic queen among the historians of Victorian England. It is worth noting, however, that such revisionism made little if any impact on the schoolroom history textbooks, where Marys reputation remained much as John Foxe had defined it. Such anxiety as there was about attempts to restore something of Marys reputation were made more problematic by the increasing number and increasingly visible presence of a comprehensive Catholic hierarchy in the nineteenth century, and by high-profile converts to the Catholic faith and papal authority. The pre-eminent historians of the later Victorian era consistently remained more favourable to the reign of Elizabeth, seen as the destroyer,of an effective Catholic church in England.

Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
Jacobite Scotland and French grand strategy, 1701–8
Author: Daniel Szechi

This book is about a lost moment in British, and especially Scots, history. It explores in detail the events of 1708. The book uses this as a platform to analyse the dynamics of the Jacobite movement, the English/British government's response to the Jacobites' activities and the way the Jacobites interacted with the French government. Grand historical theses need, however, to be well grounded in the nitty-gritty of human affairs. The book offers a detailed narrative of the execution of the Enterprise of Scotland. It introduces the reader to the operation's climactic moment and at the same time corrects misapprehensions about it that have crept in to the historiography that touches on the operation proper. The book also offers a new interpretation of the role of Queen Mary of Modena as de facto regent and thus director of the movement in the early eighteenth century. It highlights the unusually prominent role played by particular Scots noblewomen, such as Anne Drummond, countess of Erroll, and Elizabeth Howard, duchess of Gordon, in the conspiracy leading to the '08. In a context set by a desperate, epic global war and the angry, febrile politics of early eighteenth-century Scotland, the book contends that Britain was on the cusp of a military and constitutional upheaval.

David M. Bergeron

French emissary: ‘He [James] has never inquired anything of the Queen [Mary] or of her health, or of her treatment, her servants, her living and eating, her recreation, or anything similar.’ 4 In this extended conversation with an official representative of his mother, James had nothing to say or ask about her. After this visit, the king wrote to Mary, thanking her for sending Fontenay to him. In this

in Shakespeare’s London 1613
Open Access (free)
Duncan Wilson

either country, since it was here that the greatest differences were apparent.31 The legal philosopher Gerald Dworkin, then working at Queen Mary University in London, highlighted the major differences in his paper on the ‘delicate balance’ between ethics, law and medicine in Britain and the United States. Dworkin claimed that British bioethicists exerted less influence over medical practices thanks partly to the ongoing lack of a ‘permanent review body’ such as the President’s Commission, which drew up guidelines for new procedures and also issued guidelines for

in The making of British bioethics
Space, prosthetics and the First World War
Julie Anderson

158 7 SEPARATING THE SURGIC AL AND COMMERCIAL: SPACE, PROSTHETICS AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR Julie Anderson On 24 February 1920, King George V and Queen Mary attended the British Industrial Fair at Crystal Palace in London. From contemporaneous newspaper reports, it is clear that the king in particular was interested in the artificial limbs on display. The royal couple and other attendees marvelled at the demonstration by a one-​armed man who manipulated a 14-​pound sledgehammer and took a cigarette from a packet, lit it with a match and, as it was reported

in Rethinking modern prostheses in Anglo-American commodity cultures, 1820–1939
The Queen’s currency and imperial pedagogies on Australia’s south-eastern settler frontiers
Penelope Edmonds

featured notable Indigenous figures assigned European royal titles. 72 Included in its pages was a photograph of an Aboriginal woman titled ‘Queen Mary – Ballarat’. 73 The many late nineteenth-century photographers who marketed similar sets of photographs of ‘Native’ kings and queens in ‘foreign’ lands did so not only for the purpose of

in Mistress of everything
An ‘aesthetics of care’ through aural attention
Sylvan Baker and Maggie Inchley

I’ve literally become a catalogue of statistics, and just irrelevant facts and info. And it’s dehumanising to be honest. If adults don’t really view you as a human then how can you view yourself? … Right now, according to the system, kids have become just another number, another statistic, and it’s not whether a child is being cared for, it’s whether they’re being dealt with. (Leah, fourteen years old, TVF Audio Archive: 2015–18) 1 The Verbatim Formula (TVF) is an ongoing verbatim theatre-based participatory research project founded in 2015 at Queen Mary

in Performing care
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Alexander Samson

Plate 1  Diogo Homem, Queen Mary Atlas (1558). SAMSON 9781526142238 Plate Section (colour).indd 1 10/12/2019 14:41 Plate 2  Framlingham Castle, Norfolk and its Tudor chimneys. SAMSON 9781526142238 Plate Section (colour).indd 2 10/12/2019 14:41 Plate 3  Ingatestone Hall. SAMSON 9781526142238 Plate Section (colour).indd 3 10/12/2019 14:41 SAMSON 9781526142238 Plate Section (colour).indd 4 10/12/2019 14:41 Plate 4  Thomas Geminus, Britanniae Insulae and Nova Descriptio Hispaniae (1555). SAMSON 9781526142238 Plate Section (colour).indd 5 10/12/2019 14

in Mary and Philip
Daniel Szechi

determined to take advantage of the opportunity. This brings us back to the question of what exactly the Jacobites wanted, other than the restoration of their King James? The Jacobite court’s objectives can be briefly dealt with. Quite appropriately Queen Mary and her ministers had their eye firmly fixed on the prize: the restoration of King James III and VIII to the thrones of the three kingdoms. How to achieve this was the question, and St Germain was very flexible on this score, to the extent that Queen Mary even indicated to Hooke that she was willing to have the Scots

in Britain’s lost revolution?
Daniel Szechi

Scots theatre of war thus represented an ongoing commitment for the already strained French logistical apparatus and a very unwelcome diversion of its assets for the navy.54 Then there was the question of money. Though, as we have seen, Philip V, Clement XI and Queen Mary all contributed funds to the Entreprise d’Écosse, the bulk of the initial expense was always going to have to be met by the French government. Contemporary estimates of how much it cost Louis XIV range from three to ten million livres, and this writer would tend to favour a lower figure, say (at a

in Britain’s lost revolution?