Luckham, Claire. Plays. Oberon, 1999.
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|Cultural formation||Rose Hickman||
She belonged to the London trading class, which was rising rapidly in wealth and influence. Life at this date was hazardous, however. Hers was shaped by her parents' belief in the new reformed religion, and...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Rose Hickman||
RH 's father, William Lok or Locke (1480-1550), had been married before and he was twice more married after the death of his second wife, Katherine (Cook)—who bore him nine children—and whose protestant faith he...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Frances Neville, Baroness Abergavenny|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Queen Elizabeth I||
Elizabeth's mother, Anne Boleyn , a country gentleman's daughter, attracted the king during his first marriage by her beauty and personality. Her few surviving letters indicate high intelligence and language skills. She was executed on...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Margaret Roper||
The family of Thomas More were merchants and lawyers of London's bourgeois ruling class: Thomas duly became a lawyer and out of personal passion became a scholar of the new humanist learning. He married again...
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Strickland||
The Athenæum was quite mocking about the quality of the history, finding it deficient in the critical evaluation and referencing of sources, and claiming to have derived entertainment but not instruction from the first volume...
|Performance of text||Claire Luckham|
|Performance of text||Hilary Mantel|
|Author summary||Claire Luckham||
Claire Luckham's career as a playwright was launched in 1976, when the feminist theatre group Monstrous Regiment selected Scum (a play on which she and her husband collaborated) to open their first season. Her plays...
As a child Susan Grosvenor lived with her parents and sister at 30 Upper Grosvenor Street—but only in winter, for summers were spent with the extended family at her grandparents' country estate, Moor Park...
|Textual Features||Sarah Green||
This novel, a third-person narrative, opens arrestingly—It was a cold, and dreary evening, in the month of October 1548
—on the French Count d'Almaile's discovery of a female skeleton in her coffin...
Green, Sarah. The Royal Exile; or, Victims of Human Passions: An Historical Romance of the Sixteenth Century. J. J. Stockdale, 1811.