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Articles in the Fall, 2020 SCJ

The Sixteenth Century Journal 51/3 (2020): Penny Morrill, “The Areopagus in New Spain.” Rochelle Rojas, “The Witches’ Accomplice: Toads in Early Modern Navarre.”
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 13 Apr 2021

Renton, “The Knight with No Horse,” SCJ Spring

Kathryn Renton, “The Knight with No Horse: Defining Nobility in Late Medieval and Early Modern Castile,” Sixteenth Century Journal 51/1 (2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 7 Apr 2021

Articles in the SCJ Winter 2019

The Sixteenth Century Journal 50/4 (2019): Jessica R. Boll, “Challenging Confinement: The Redress of Captivity in La gran sultana.” Lisandra Estevez, “The Artist as Visionary in Francisco de Zurbarán’s Crucifixion...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 5 Apr 2021

Tiffany, “The Infant Christ at the Spanish Court,” SCJ Autumn 2019

Tanya J. Tiffany, “The Infant Christ at the Spanish Court: Sor Margarita de la Cruz (1567-1633) and Sacred Material Culture,” Sixteenth Century Journal 50/3 (2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 2 Apr 2021

Rowe, “Black Saints,” Wins the 2020 Bainton Prize

Congratulations to Erin Kathleen Rowe, winner of the 2020 Bainton Prize from the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference, for Black Saints in Early Modern Catholicism (CUP, 2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 31 Oct 2020

The sixteenth-century Vasquine / Basquine: A corset, farthingale or Kirtle?

In her 2001 book The Corset: A Cultural History Valerie Steele claimed that vasquines and basquines were early types of corsets: “The other precursor of the corset was the basquine or vasquine, a laced bodice to which was attached a hooped skirt...
From: Sarah A Bendall on 28 Oct 2020

‘Jane, yt God sent us by Cutler’s maid’: the baptismal register at St Botolph Bishopsgate in the later sixteenth century

The clerk at St Botolph Bishopsgate, a large suburban parish to the north-east of London’s walls, entered the baptism of Bennett, the ‘reput[ed]’ daughter of John Allen, in the parish register in July 1596. Allen had accompanied Sir...
From: We-hang-out-a-lot-in-cemeteries on 15 May 2019

SCSC Nov 2018: Chicago

After the AHA, my shameful tour of conferences that have already passed continues with the Sixteenth Century Conference in Chicago this past November. I’ll include panels that focus on Iberian concerns, but not single papers. ROUNDTABLE: TEACHING...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 6 Feb 2019

Reviews in the Spring 2018 SCJ

The Sixteenth Century Journal 49/1 (2018): Lisa Estevez reviews Ilenia Colón Mendoza, The “Cristos yacentes” of Gregorio Fernández: Polychrome Sculptures of the Supine Christ in Seventeenth-Century Spain. W. Reginald Rampone,...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 1 Aug 2018

Essays in the SCJ Winter 2017

The Sixteenth Century Journal 43/4 (2017) features a series of smaller essays this issue, plus book reviews. Allyson Poska, “The Pedagogical is Political: Feminism as a Pedagogical and Political Choice in the Classroom.” Rocio G. Sumillera,...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 25 Jul 2018

Reviews in SCJ Fall 2017

The Sixteenth Century Journal 48/3 (2017): Stuart B. Schwartz reviews The Early Modern Hispanic World: Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches, Kimberly Lynn and Erin Kathleen Rowe, eds. Fabiana Ambrosi reviews Cristian Berco, From Body to Community:...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 24 Jul 2018

The Reformation of England’s Past

There were those who believed that a reformation of religion could not be complete until a reformation of history had been attempted. They argued that the traditional story of early Christian conversion led by the divinely appointed leader of the Church,...
From: Sixteenth Century Scholars on 25 Jun 2018

New Light on the Early Career of Tudor Music Printer Thomas East (and the History of Printing Music Paper)

From 1588 until his death in 1608 Thomas East was the premier music printer in England, working for first William Byrd and later Thomas Morley. He printed such famous collection as Musica Transalpina (1588), William Byrd’s Psalmes, Sonets,...
From: Early Modern English Music on 24 Jun 2018

Renaissance Re-enactment: The Visit of Archduke Ferdinand of Hapsburg to Kinsale in 1518

500 years ago Archduke Ferdinand of Habsburg arrived in Kinsale, Co. Cork, having been blown off course whilst sailing from Spain to the Low Countries. He and his party spent four days in June 1518 resting and resupplying in Ireland’s southernmost...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 7 Jun 2018

REPOST: “To play the man”: characterising the Protestant Martyr in John Foxe’s Acts and Monuments

New blog post written for the Senate House Library Reformation London season: “To play the man”: characterising the Protestant Martyr in John Foxe’s Acts and Monuments.   Then brought they a fagot kindled with fire, and laid the...
From: Sixteenth Century Scholars on 17 Nov 2017

Meeting Jacob Boehme in Dresden

Pieter van Gunst, Bildnis Jacob Böhme, 1686/1715, engraving, Kupferstich-Kabinett © SKD I had a few days off work and went on a spontaneous trip to Dresden for some quiet writing time. Naturally, once I got there I spent more time wandering...
From: The History Woman's Blog on 21 Oct 2017

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