Politics, Religion, and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honor of De Lamar Jensen

Politics, Religion, and Diplomacy in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honor of De Lamar Jensen

Malcolm R. Thorp and Arthur J. Slavin, eds.


De Lamar Jensen’s colleagues in the world of scholarship have come together to present to him a series of stellar essays to honor his long and productive career.  (SCE&S 27)



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Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies, Vol. 27

A series of stellar essays to honor the long and productive career of De Lamar Jensen by his colleagues.


Introduction – De Lamar Jensen Renaissance Man and Scholar
Douglas F. Tobler

Chapter 1 – The First Permanent Embassy outside Italy: The Milanese Embassy at the French Court, 1464–1494
Vincent Ilardi

Chapter 2 – Most Brutal Madness: Warfare in the works of Machiavelli and Leonardo
Marvin Lunenfeld

Chapter 3 – Jacob Sturm and the Seizure of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel by the Schmalkaldic League, 1542–1545
Thomas A. Brady, Jr.

Chapter 4 – Lords, Peasants, and the Introduction of Calvinist Preaching in Holland’s Noorder-Kwartier
James D. Tracy

Chapter 5 – The Birth of the Dutch Nation
Herbert H. Rowen and Craig E. Harline

Chapter 6 – Some Jesuit Counter-Reformation Strategies in East Central Europe, 1550–1585
John Patrick Donnelly, S.J.

Chapter 7 – The Two Faces of Rome: The Fate of Protestantism in France
Nancy Lyman Roelkert

Chapter 8 – Le Roi de Bonté: The Image of Louis XII during the French Wars of Religion
Frederic J. Baumgartner

Chapter 9 – War or Peace: A French Pamphlet Polemic, 1604–1606
Davis Bitton and Ward A. Mortensen

Chapter 10 – The Impact of the French Wars of Religion on a Frontier Province: Problems of Confrontation in Catalonic
Henry Kamen

Chapter 11 – After the Armada: The Cuatro Villas de la Costa and Philip’s Brittany Campaign
Kristin Richardson

Chapter 12 – The Politics of Philip II
H. G. Koenigsberger

Chapter 13 – The Development of Spanish Naval Strategy and Tactics in the Sixteenth Century
Peter Pierson

Chapter 14 – The Converso Lineage of Rodrigo Calderón
Ruth Pike

Chapter 15 – Spanish Secret Diplomacy at the Court of James
Albert J. Loomie, S.J.

Chapter 16 – Daniel Rogers in Copenhagen, 1588: Mission and Memory
Arthur J. Slavin

Chapter 17 – Elizabethan Diplomacy: The Subtle Revolution
Gary M. Bell

Chapter 18 – William Cecil and the Antichrist: A Study in Anti-Catholic Ideology
Malcolm R. Thorp

Chapter 19 – Religious Toleration during the Age of Reformation
Theodore K. Rabb

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