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Jacobean Pageant

Or, the Court of King James I

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674729513

Publication Date: 01/01/1962

431 pages

18 halftones


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  • Foreword
  • Prologue
  • I. The New King
  • II. The Journey South
  • III. The New Court is Formed
  • IV. A Day’s Business at Winchester
  • V. The Hungry Scots
  • VI. Ambassadors from Beyond the Seas
  • VII. Gunpowder, Treason and Plot
  • VIII. The Royal Brother-in-Law
  • IX. The Empty Exchequer
  • X. The Fox of Hatfield Chase
  • XI. The Languishing Lady
  • XII. Tears for Prince Henry
  • XIII. The Marriage of Thames and Rhine
  • XIV. The Courtier’s Life
  • XV. The Rising Star of Somerset
  • XVI. Murder in the Tower
  • XVII. The Great Villiers
  • XVIII. Titles, Money and Morals
  • XIX. Duels and Affrays
  • XX. Home to Scotland
  • XXI. Death Beckons
  • XXII. The Whitehall Connoisseurs
  • XXIII. Inigo Jones Builds at Whitehall
  • XXIV. Lord Chancellor Bacon
  • XXV. Clergy at Court
  • XXVI. Gondomar
  • XXVII. Disaster In Bohemia
  • XXVIII. With Prince Charles in Spain
  • XXIX. The Pretensions of Parliament
  • XXX. Last Scene of All
  • Epilogue
  • Index

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