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By Michael G. Brennan, Noel J. Kinnamon

A Sidney Chronology: 1554-1654 deals a accomplished chronological survey of the literary, political and private background of the Sidney relatives of Penshurst position, Kent. As royal servants, courtiers, diplomats, squaddies, writers and buyers of diverse different authors, the Sidneys occupied a primary place within the improvement of early-Modern English literature. specific cognizance is paid to the lives and writings of Sir Philip Sidney; Mary Sidney-Herbert, Countess of Pembroke; Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester; and girl Mary Wroth.

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1562 January 6 May 17 26 July 15 Shane O’Neill submits to Elizabeth at Whitehall. HS sent to Paris on a diplomatic mission (CSPD, 200). HS’s accounts show a payment made for child actors at Ludlow Castle (CKS A56(2)). Royal instructions for HS’s mission to Edinburgh to advise Mary Queen of Scots of a postponement in her planned meeting with Elizabeth. HS stays two weeks and meets John Knox, with whom he corresponds (Haynes 1740, 391–3). August HS at Shrewsbury. October (mid) Elizabeth sends English troops under Ambrose Dudley, Earl of Warwick, to assist the French Protestants in the first French religious war.

83), Lord Fitzwalter (later Earl of Sussex). Ambrose Dudley is allowed to inherit his father’s wealth, despite his attainder. HS to undertake an embassy to the King of the Romans and King of Bohemia to announce Queen Mary’s (falsely suspected) impending confinement, with an allowance of 500 marks (CSPD, 98; APC, 126). October 21–9 December Queen Mary’s Fourth Parliament. 25 Emperor Charles V resigns the Netherlands in favour of Philip of Spain. November 30 PS’s first birthday. A horoscope, cast in 1570, records that PS had been sickly during his first year (Bodl.

Languet from Vienna to PS, warning him to take care over his health and to avoid excessive studying (Languet, X). 22 and 28 Languet advises PS to study that branch of moral philosophy which treats of justice and injustice. He again mentions the Abondio portrait and some verses he had written upon it (Pears, 25–34). 179). 4 and 11 PS from Padua to Languet, noting that he only wishes to learn enough Greek to understand Aristotle. PS was reputed to have translated the first two books of Aristotle’s Rhetoric.

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