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The Tudors Reinvented: The Regency and the Sixteenth Century

STEVEN PARISSIEN

in Tudorism

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780197264942
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754111 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0007

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

The Tudors Reinvented: The Regency and the Sixteenth Century

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This chapter discusses how topicality permitted top-down dirigiste appropriations of the Tudor past: George IV's use of sixteenth-century styling for his coronation, his patronage of Sir Walter Scott, and the mimicking of his portraits of images of Henry VIII.

Keywords: Tudor past; dirigiste appropriations; George IV; Sir Walter Scott; Henry VIII

Chapter.  4277 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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