Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Conspiracy and VirtueWomen, Writing, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century England$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Susan Wiseman

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199205127

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205127.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 17 October 2019

Regicide, Pamphlets, and Political Language: The Case of Elizabeth Poole

Regicide, Pamphlets, and Political Language: The Case of Elizabeth Poole

Chapter:
(p.143) 4 Regicide, Pamphlets, and Political Language: The Case of Elizabeth Poole
Source:
Conspiracy and Virtue
Author(s):

Susan Wiseman (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205127.003.0004

This chapter asks what happened to the political and spiritual languages of women in the sects at the regicide, through an exploration of the published texts of Elizabeth Poole. The chapter continues the discussion of the political implications of printed texts emerging from the sectarian struggles of the 1640s, tracing the political languages and positions of sectaries responding to the regicide. In examining Elizabeth Poole's place in the controversies, this chapter addresses the complexity of women's relationship to the figural languages and print debate which emerged in response to that event. In this story of Poole, prominence is given to the radical publishers Giles and Elizabeth Calvert, the Baptist minister John Pendarves and his wife Thomasine, her minister William Kiffin and his old associate, John Lilburne. The chapter asks the twin questions of who bound Poole to politics, and what were the implications of her spoken, written, and published interventions.

Keywords:   political language, spiritual language, regicide, Elizabeth Poole, sectarian struggles, Giles Calvert, Elizabeth Calvert, John Pendarves, Thomasine Pendarves, William Kiffin

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .