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Writing and Reading Royal EntertainmentsFrom George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson$
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Gabriel Heaton

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199213115

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.001.0001

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Armed Address: The Elizabethan Tournament

Armed Address: The Elizabethan Tournament

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(p.49) 2 Armed Address: The Elizabethan Tournament
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Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments
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Gabriel Heaton

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.003.0003

This chapter is concerned with entertainments in the Elizabethan tiltyard and the opportunities such occasions provided for performers to take on chivalric personae that sent nuanced messages to the watching Queen. It begins with Sir Henry Lee's tiltyard speeches and the beginnings of the Accession Day tournaments, and continues by examining other tournaments and their surviving texts including the 1581 Callophisus entertainment involving the Earls of Arundel and Oxford, and the 1595 Love and Self‐Love entertainment of the Earl of Essex.

Keywords:   tournaments, tiltyard, Henry Lee, Earl of Essex, Accession Day, Callophisus, love and self‐love, Earl of Arundel

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