George Villiers, first Duke of Buckingham

Standard Name: Buckingham, George Villiers,,, first Duke of


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Cultural formation Lady Eleanor Douglas
It was noted, on the Duke of Buckingham 's assassination, that LED had prophesied his death: her reputation grew.
Cokayne, George Edward. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Editor Gibbs, Vicary, St Catherine Press.
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Cope, Esther S. Handmaid of the Holy Spirit: Dame Eleanor Davies, Never Soe Mad a Ladie. University of Michigan Press.
Cultural formation Lady Eleanor Douglas
Her public prophesying now took off. She predicted unpleasant fates for the monarchs and for various courtiers including the Duke of Buckingham .
Cope, Esther S. Handmaid of the Holy Spirit: Dame Eleanor Davies, Never Soe Mad a Ladie. University of Michigan Press.
Family and Intimate relationships Ephelia
Lady Mary's father, George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham , politician and art collector, was well-known as James I 's favourite, and after his assassination on 23 August 1628 remained well-known for the manner of his death.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Hester Pulter
Hester's father, James Ley , was a lawyer (in time a judge) who sat for many years as Member of Parliament for Westbury (under Queen Elizabeth, James I and Charles I). At the time of...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Richardson
Elizabeth had six sisters and three brothers. Her family was related to the royal favourite the Duke of Buckingham .
Leigh, Dorothy et al. Women’s Writing in Stuart England. Editor Brown, Sylvia, Sutton.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under John Ashburnham
Family and Intimate relationships Alice Sutcliffe
Among his successive positions at court, John Sutcliffe was squire to James I . He described himself (or perhaps an older namesake) in 1627 as an ancient servant of the Duke of Buckingham , husband...
Friends, Associates John Dryden
Of these female disciples, Mary, Lady Chudleigh , and the younger Elizabeth Thomas enjoyed personal friendships with JD . But his career was conspicuous for professional enmities as well as friendships. His feud with Thomas Shadwell
Reception Lady Mary Wroth
LMW wrote to assure Buckingham , the king 's favourite, that she meant no offence to the court by her book, yet offering to withdraw it.
Wroth, Lady Mary. The Poems of Lady Mary Wroth. Editor Roberts, Josephine A., Louisiana State University Press, http://BLC.
Textual Production Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland
Elizabeth Cary Falkland composed both An Epitaph upon the death of the Duke of Buckingham, and a companion piece, an elegy on the duke.
Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland, and Lucy Cary. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. The Tragedy of Mariam, The Fair Queen of Jewry; with, The Lady Falkland: Her Life by One of Her Daughters, edited by Barry Weller and Margaret W. Ferguson, University of California Press, pp. 1 - 59; various pages.
Wolfe, Heather, editor. The Literary Career and Legacy of Elizabeth Cary, 1613-1680. Palgrave Macmillan.
Akkerman, Nadine N. W. “’Reader, Stand Still and Look: Lo Here I Am’: Elizabeth Cary’s Funeral Elegy ’On the Duke of Buckingham’”. The Literary Career and Legacy of Elizabeth Cary, 1613-1680, edited by Heather Wolfe, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 183-00.
183-4, 193-6 and n32
Textual Production Catharine Macaulay
It was printed for the author, by J. Nourse . CM 's primary publisher for the first four volumes was Thomas Cadell . When she offered to sell him the entire copyright of the still...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Lady Eleanor Douglas
This work anagramatises Eleanor Audelie as Reveale O Daniel and Eleanor Davies as A Snare O Devil.
Douglas, Lady Eleanor. Prophetic Writings of Lady Eleanor Davies. Editor Cope, Esther S., Oxford University Press.
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Lady Eleanor is attentive to other occult meanings, like numerology and anniversaries of special events including...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland
Edward II is a generically complex work: a history composed largely of dramatic speeches, in prose which verges on blank verse. This monarch was famous or infamous for entertaining favourites (particularly Piers Gaveston ) with...


29 September 1617: Frances Coke, daughter of the jurist Sir...

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29 September 1617

Frances Coke , daughter of the jurist Sir Edward Coke and of his second wife (the former Lady Elizabeth Hatton ), was married at Hampton Court to John Villiers , elder brother of King James...

13 June 1628: Dr John Lambe, cunning man or astrologer...

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13 June 1628

Dr John Lambe , cunning man or astrologer and servant of the Duke of Buckingham , was beaten to death by a London mob as punishment for a rape.

23 August 1628: Charles I's favourite George Villiers, 1st...

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23 August 1628

Charles I 's favourite George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (whose daughter Lady Mary, later Duchess of Richmond, is widely identified as the poet Ephelia ), was assassinated at Portsmouth.


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