Representations of Relations on the Political Stage within the Fitzalan/Lumley Household
- 42 Downloads
On 13 April 1603, James I visited Lumley Castle, near Newcastle-Upon- Tyne, and while there was shown John Lumley’s extensive portrait collection, each picture being accompanied by a discursive genealogical treatise on the figure portrayed. James, never a patient man in such circumstances, is said to have commented dryly:
I did na ken Adam’s name was Lumley.
KeywordsBritish Library Early Modern Period Woman Writer Henry VIII Familial Context
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.