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The Birth of a Queen


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.Introduction: Princess, Bastard, Queen, Villain Sarah Duncan and Valerie Schutte.- Part I From Princess to Queen.- . 1. Princess of Wales? Mary Tudor and the History of English Heirs to the Throne Charles Beem.- . 2. Under the Influence: The Impact of Queenly Book Dedications on Princess Mary Valerie Schutte.- . 3.Lady Mary to Queen of England: Transformation, Ritual, and the Wardrobe of the Robes Hilary Doda.- . Part II Mary as Sole Queen.- . 4. The Half-Blood Princes: Mary I, Elizabeth I, and their Strategies of Legitimation Mary Hill Cole.- . 5. 'A queen, and by the same title, a king also': Mary I: Queen-in-Parliament Anna Whitelock.- . 6. The Queen's Easter Pardons, 1554: Ancient customs and the gift of Thucydides Gary G. Gibbs.- . 7. Sovereign Council or Counselled Sovereign: The Marian Conciliar Compromise Joanne Paul.- . 8. Culture Under Mary I and Philip Alexander Samson.- . 9. Pregnancy, False Pregnancy, and Questionable Heirs: Mary I and her Echoes Carole Levin.- . Part III Mary's Image, Past and Present.- . 10. Unnatural, Unlawful, Ungodly, and Monstrous: Manipulating the Queenly Identities of Mary I and Mary II Anne Mearns.- . 11. "Well, then...Hail Mary": Mary I in The Famous History of Sir Thomas Wyatt (1607) and Lady Jane (1986) Carolyn Colbert.- . 12. Marrying Mary to the Black Legend: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Marian Messages in Anglo-American Films About Philip II of Spain William B. Robison.- . 13. Mary I, Queen of England: Historiographical Essay, 2006 to Present Retha Warnicke.-

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Sarah Duncan is Associate Professor of History at Spring Hill College, USA and earned her Ph.D. in History from Yale University. Her publications include Mary I: Gender, Power, and Ceremony in the Reign of England's First Queen (2012), articles on queenship in the reigns of Mary I and Elizabeth I, and an article on Philip of Spain as king consort.Valerie Schutte earned her Ph.D. in History from the University of Akron, USA. She is author of Mary I and the Art of Book Dedications: Royal Women, Power, and Persuasion. She has published two articles on Anne Boleyn, an article on The Merchant of Venice, and three articles on royal Tudor women and print.

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