Renaissance

Renaissance - Henry VIII o Executes his fathers ministry o...

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Renaissance Rise of England Nationalism Emphasis on commerce and the role of the states Emphasis on Urban Development o London largest and fastest growing city Emphasis on the middle class o Merchant class upcoming Rise of Protestantism and Puritanism Humanism Printing press Discovery of New world Translations of Greek Science (Aristotle) Galileo’s Telescope Development of Moneyed Economy o Banking Luxury Items (suger, tea) Revival of Classical Stories Italy=Bad o Shakespeare o Politics, Pope, and Rome Politics Early Tudors o Relied on large noble populace Henry VII o Ideologically stressed the sacral role of kings; Devine right of Kings
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Unformatted text preview: Henry VIII o Executes his fathers ministry o Wed brothers widow (Catherine of Aragon) Edward VI Lady Jane Grey- 9 day ruler (reluctant) Mary I (1553-1558) Queen Elizabeth (1558-1603); last Tudor Monarch o Did not marry To keep power all to herself o Gives her the ability to flirt and get her way James (Mary queen of Scots Son) Literature Transformative power of art Flourishing court art, music, theater, and literary scene Expanding genres Burgeoning Theatre District Printing Press o First printing press in England Shakespeare, Johnson, Marlow, Spenser...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ENGL 231 taught by Professor Ezell during the Fall '09 term at Texas A&M.

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