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TudorismHistorical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century$
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Tatiana C. String and Marcus Bull

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264942

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.001.0001

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The Tudors Reinvented: The Regency and the Sixteenth Century

The Tudors Reinvented: The Regency and the Sixteenth Century

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This chapter discusses how topicality permitted top-down dirigiste appropriations of the Tudor past: George IV's use of sixteenth-century styling for his coronation, his patronage of Sir Walter Scott, and the mimicking of his portraits of images of Henry VIII.

Keywords:   Tudor past, dirigiste appropriations, George IV, Sir Walter Scott, Henry VIII

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