Few families have contributed as much to English history and literature as the Sidney family. This two-volume Ashgate Research Companion assesses the current state of scholarship on family members and their impact in the period 1500-1700. Volume 1, Lives, includes an overview of the Sidneys and politics, providing some links to court events, entertainments, literature, and patronage; biographies of a number of high-profile Sidney women and men; and sections assessing the influence of the family in the areas of the English court, international politics, patronage, religion, public entertainment, the visual arts and music.The disadvantages of the Sidneysa#39; loyal service to the queen appear in Lady Sidneya#39;s 1572 note to Burghley. ... After their marriage Henry modified the Sidney family badge to include the Dudley bear and ragged staff alongside the Sidneyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Ashgate Research Companion to The Sidneys, 1500–1700|
|Author||:||Professor Margaret P Hannay, Professor Michael G Brennan, Professor Mary Ellen Lamb|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-07-28|