Edmund Spenser (1552 – 13 January 1599). the old English poet who was famous for writing the Fairie Queen may have had connections with Effin and it is unsure if he lived there for a while. 199 more words
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Who is Gloriana? What is Gloriana?
And what does Gloriana have to do with choral music?
During the triumphal reign of Elizabeth I, Gloriana was a name used to refer to the beloved “Virgin Queen.” The name comes from Edmund Spenser’s epic poem “The Faerie Queene,” which was at once a defense of Christian virtues, a reinvented history of Britain, and a song in praise of the Tudor Queen. 439 more words
Dr Edel Semple’s research seminar entitled “The Writer, The Queen, and The Director: Shakespeare, Elizabeth I and Emmerich’s Anonymous.” examined Emmerich’s appropriation of the world’s most famous playwright and female monarch. 399 more words