The Portable Queen: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Ceremony

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Every spring and summer of her forty-four years as queen, Elizabeth I (1533-1603) insisted that her court go "on progress, " a series of royal visits to towns and aristocratic homes in southern England. These trips provided the only direct contact most people had with a monarch who made popularity a cornerstone of her reign. Public appearances gave the queen a stage on which to interact with her subjects in a calculated effort to keep their support. The progresses were both emblematic of Elizabeth's rule and intrinsic to ...

The Portable Queen: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Ceremony 2000, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558492141

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