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field of the cloth of gold

William Brough

field of the cloth of gold

an original grand historical extravaganza.

by William Brough

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Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLacy"s acting edition of plays [1850-18-?]; 80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13732219M

  The Field of the Cloth of Gold by Magnus Mills review – Britain in miniature This allegorical story of territory – alluding to the Roman invasion, the Vikings and Christianity – is a singular.   Brigitte Webster: Food and Feasting at the Field of Cloth of Gold. Sunday 10 May: Professor Charles Giry-Deloison: The Context and Aims of the Field of Cloth of Gold – The French Perspective. Tracy Borman: All the King’s Men – Influential Courtiers at the Field of Cloth of Gold. Professor Maria Hayward – Clothes and Textiles at the Field.

Field of the Cloth of Gold by Magnus Mills. His books have been translated into twenty languages. He lives in London. Author Magnus Mills. Bounded on three sides by water, on the fourth side it dwindles gradually into wilderness.   Buy The Field of the Cloth of Gold by Amy Licence from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ISBN:

Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Field of the Cloth of Gold at   Francis was of an equivalent height and physical strength to Henry. Hall's Chronicle describes him at the Field of Cloth of Gold as being: 'a goodly Prince, stately of countenance, merry of cheer, brown coloured, great eyes, high nosed, big lipped, fair breasted and shoulders, small [i.e. thin] legs, and long feet'.Pages:


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Field of the cloth of gold by William Brough Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description Historian Glenn Richardson offers a bold new appraisal of the Field of Cloth of Gold, arguably the most extravagant and controversial international summit of the Renaissance era, providing fresh insights into the political realities of the sixteenth century and the mentalities of Europe’s monarchs/5(5).

Much like A Cruel Bird Came to the Nest and Looked In, ‘The Field of the Cloth of Gold’ is a gentle allegory, narrated by a man who does not really know what’s going on. As with the former, I spent a great deal of the reading process pondering what exactly it was all an allegory for/5.

It allegorically suggests a number of historical encounters on British soil: the coming of the Vikings, the coming of the Romans. But The Field of the Cloth of Gold sits firmly outside of time, a skillful and surreal fable dealing with ideas of ownership, empire, immigration, charisma, diplomacy, and bureaucracy.

It cements Magnus Mills's status as one of the most original and /5(25). An extremely detailed account of the event known as The Field of the Cloth of Gold/5.

The Field of the Cloth of Gold. Loading explores the characters of two larger-than-life kings, whose rivalry and love-hate relations added a feisty edge to European relations in the early sixteenth century. Throughout most of the late medieval period, from toEngland and France were bitter enemies, often at war or on the brink of it.

Inin an effort to bring conflict to an end, England’s monarch, Henry VIII, and Francis I of France agreed to meet, surrounded by virtually their entire political nations, at “the Field of Cloth of Gold.”.

As Cardinal Wolsey’s declaration in March made clear, the Field of Cloth of Gold was, first and foremost, a tournament held to inaugurate a state of peace and alliance between England and France.

The tournament ground and Tree of Honour at the Field of the Cloth of Gold. Detail from the Hampton Court painting, Royal Collections Trust, public domain image. On 9 June, Henry and Francis became Author: Dr Sean Cunningham.

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The Field of Cloth of Gold. Glenn Richardson. Yale University Press, Jan 7, - History - pages. 1 Review. Glenn Richardson provides the first history in more than four decades of a major Reviews: 1. In one way, The Field of the Cloth of Gold is a meditation on immigration and the contrast between conservative ideas of preservation and progressive ideas of integration.

But this is at odds with Mills's fondness for anti-psychology and the minor amusements of deliberately mundane dialogue."Publisher: Bloomsbury.

The Field of Cloth of Gold. Glenn Richardson. Yale University Press, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. DIVGlenn Richardson provides the first history in more than four decades of a major Tudor. Mills is the most British of anarchists, something that his brilliantly crafty seventh novel, The Field of the Cloth of Gold, makes explicit * Independent * He's original, he's eccentric - and I predict that Magnus Mills will still be fascinating his admirers years from now.

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Since the study of history as an academic discipline began in the mid-nineteenth century, the Field of Cloth of Gold has been dismissed by historians as an essentially wasteful, pointless, and deeply unserious junket, performed by Henry VIII of England and François I of France for no more compelling reasons than their own vanity.

Since both had vast egos, the resulting display was truly. The Field of Cloth of Gold by Glenn Richardson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). The following is from Magnus Mill’s novel, The Field of the Cloth of is also the author of eight other novels, including The Restraint of Beasts, which won the McKitterick Prize and was shortlisted for both the Booker Prize and the Whitbread (now the Costa) First Novel Award in The Field of the Cloth of Gold was published to great critical acclaim in the UK and was.

Field of Cloth of Gold, in European history, the meeting place, between Guînes and Ardres near Calais in France, where Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France and their entourages gathered between June 7 The castles at both villages were in decay, and therefore splendid temporary palaces and pavilions were erected for Henry at Guînes and for Francis at Ardres.

The Field of the Cloth of Gold is a fascinating and detailed look at the famous meeting between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France that took place in Right from the start, it is evident that author Amy Licence has done a great deal of research for this book. The Field of Cloth of Gold is one of the most evocatively named diplomatic summits in history.

In JuneFrançois I and Henry VIII met just outside Calais for a spectacular series of court entertainments. This account of the Field by Glenn Richardson, the first book-length study of these events for over forty years, reassesses the summit.

% cotton tote bag with illustrations inspired by the flags of the Field of the Cloth of Gold. Design inspired by the Field of the Cloth of Gold, an opulent summit from Juneheld between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France.

Arranged to increase the bond of friendship between the two kings following the Anglo-French treaty of Cotton tote bag with.

The Field of the Cloth of Gold Posted on: Ma April 5, InHenry VIII – one of England’s most famous monarchs – ascended the throne, ensuring the Tudor succession after his father, Henry VII, won the throne from Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth.

The Field of the Cloth of Gold is another joyful performance of 'pure word music' from one of Britain's most original, inimitable writers * Spectator * We've come to recognise what is distinctively Millsian: a plot that is slightly absurd, possibly allegorical.