Sworn Bond In Tudor England: Oaths, Vows …


Sworn Bond In Tudor England: Oaths, Vows And Covenants In Civil Life And Literature
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Explores how writers of the Tudor era addressed the swearing of oaths in response to the profound changes of the Reformation and the creative explosion of the Elizabethan period. Topics include how the art of rhetoric was deployed in speech-making, the way in which oaths formed bonds between Church and State, and how oaths functioned as a service, a ceremony and a language England used to describe itself during times of radical change.

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