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Pamphlet literature the Anglo-Spanish match: Thomas Scott's "Vox Populi" (1620)

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Título Alternativo: Opposing the Spanish Match: Thomas Scott’s Vox Populi (1620)
Autor: Álvarez Recio, Leticia
Departamento: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Filología Inglesa (Literatura Inglesa y Norteamericana)
Fecha: 2009
Publicado en: SEDERI: yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, 19, 5-22.
Tipo de documento: Artículo
Resumen: The beginning of negotiations in 1614 for a dynastic marriage between Prince Charles and the Infanta Maria of Spain caused great concern among English people who still held strong anti-Catholic and anti-Spanish prejudices. King James’s decision in 1618 to use the marriage negotiations in order to mediate in the confessional conflict in Europe added to this concern. England was then politically divided between those willing to help James’s son-in-law, Frederick, who had accepted the Bohemian crown following the rebellion of the Protestant estates against the Habsburg King Ferdinand, and those who supported the Stuart monarch’s decision to keep England safe from continental struggles. Despite the censorship of the state, a group of writers began a campaign against the Spanish Match which had a great influence on public opinion. Among the most prominent of these was Thomas Scott, whose first work, Vox Populi (1620), became one of the most controversial political tracts of ...
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