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Broadside ballad, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
This 17th-century broadside ballad tells the true story of Lady Arbella Stuart's (1575–1615) ill-fated marriage to Will...
This is an opulent first edition of Desiderius Erasmus’s handbook for Renaissance princes, published in 1516. It was w...
This is a first edition of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi. The play – a blood-soaked tragedy – was initially perfor...
Friendship album, Manuscript, Illustration, Image Created date: c. 1615–16
This remarkable friendship album was put together by a man named Michael van Meer, who seems to have lived in Hamburg an...
Photograph, Image Created date: 15 January 2014
The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is a candlelit indoor theatre with a thrust stage which forms part of Shakespeare's Globe in...
Painting, Image Created date: 1589
This is a painting of Lady Arbella Stuart (1575–1615), first cousin twice removed of Queen Elizabeth I (1533–1603) and...
Painting, Image Created date: c. 1565
This is a painting of Mary Queen of Scots (1542–1587), and her second husband Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545/46–1567)....
Il Libro del Cortegiano or The Book of The Courtier was written by Count Baldassare Castiglione (1478–1529), and was fir...
Octavo, Pamphlet, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
This pamphlet tells the story of Peeter Stubbe, a farmer who was convicted of being a werewolf in the late 16th century....