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Below is a list of all past issues of The Court Historian - The International Journal of Court Studies.

No. 1 (April 2021)

Charlotte Backerra and Peter Edwards – ‘Introduction’
Andrew Murray – ‘Burgundian Sword Ritual: Charismatic and Regnal Authority at the Funeral of Philip the Good in Bruges, 1467’
Tülay Artan – ‘The First, Hesitant Steps of Ottoman Protocol and Diplomacy into Modernity (1676–1725)’
Tara Greig – ‘Reassessing the Rationale and Ritual of Hunting in the Changing Natural World of Post-Restoration England’
Nathan W. Perry – ‘Ritual, Law, and Faction at the Early Stuart Court: Chapman’s Memorable Maske and the Palatine Wedding’
Stephanie Koscak – ‘Rituals of Royal Masculinity in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Frederick, Prince of Wales, Takes a Mistress’

No. 1 (April 2020)

Matthew Firth – ‘Æthelred II ‘the Unready’ and the Role of Kingship in Gunnlaugs saga Ormstungu’
Lidewij Nissen – ‘Staging the Nassau-Dietz Identity: Funerary Culture and Managing Succession at the Frisian Nassau Court in the Seventeenth Century’
Ruth E. Richardson - ‘Elizabeth I’s Earliest Influences: New Discoveries Concerning Blanche Parry, Lady Troy, the Funeral Monuments and the Bacton Altar Cloth’
Andrew Barclay – ‘The Court, Civic Politics and Architecture in Windsor, 1685–88’

No. 2 (August 2020)

Georg Eckert – ‘From Riches to Rags: The Decline and Fall of Royal Stuttgart’
Lawrence Green – ‘“And Cheefely Now for My Pencyon”: Thomas Churchyard at the Court of Queen Elizabeth I’
Nicholas Grindle - ‘Rubens’s Landscape with St George and the Dragon: Relating Images to their Originals and Changing the Meaning of Representation at the Court of Charles I’
Hanneke Ronnes and Merel Haverman – ‘A Reappraisal of the Architectural Legacy of King-Stadholder William III and Queen Mary II: Taste, Passion and Frenzy’.

No. 3 (December 2020)

Kolja Lichy – ‘Introduction. Cognatic Power: Mothers-in-law and Early Modern European Courts’
Liesbeth Geevers – ‘Ties, Triangles and Tangles: Catherine de Medici as Philip II of Spain’s Mother-in-Law’
Oliver Hegedüs – ‘The Complex Mother: Maria Anna of Inner Austria and the Entanglement of the Vasa, Habsburg and Wittelsbach Dynasties’
Leonhard Horowski – ‘Mothers-in-Law between Epée, Robe and Finance: A Quantitative Approach to Patterns of Marriage Inequality within the French Court Elite’
Franziska Schedewie – ‘Dynastical Asymmetries: Maria Fedorovna of Russia and Louise of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach’

No. 1 (April 2019)

Moritz Sorg – ‘Of Traitors and Saints: Foreign Consorts between Accusations and Propaganda in the First World War’.
Alessandro Malusà – ‘Mourning, Dress and Representation in the Widowhood of Two Seventeenth-Century Savoy Regents: Christine of France and Marie-Jeanne-Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours’.
Timothy Peters - ‘Royal Medical Entourages: Analysis of the Roles of Doctors during the Episodes of Madness of King George III’

No. 2 (August 2019) Special Issue – The Northern Line: Representing Danish Consorts in Scotland, England, and Great Britain

Guest-edited by Sara Ayres

Jill Harrison – ‘Fresh Perspectives on Hugo van der Goes’ Portrait of Margaret of Denmark and the Trinity Altarpiece’.
Michael Pearce – ‘Anna of Denmark: Fashioning a Danish Court in Scotland’.
Jemma Field - ‘Dressing a Queen: The Wardrobe of Anna of Denmark at the Scottish Court of King James VI, 1590–1603’
Maureen M. Meikle – ‘Once a Dane, Always a Dane? Queen Anna of Denmark’s Foreign Relations and Intercessions as a Queen Consort of Scotland and England, 1588–1619’.
Kate Strasdin – ‘Rediscovering Queen Alexandra’s Wardrobe: The Challenges and Rewards of Object-Based Research’.

No. 3 (December 2019) Special Issue – Special Issue - Horses and Courts: The Reins of Power

Guest-edited by Donna Landry and Philip Mansel

Donna Landry & Philip Mansel – ‘Introduction: Horses and Courts: The Reins of Power’.
Julian Munby – ‘Men in the Saddle and Women on Wheels: The Transport Revolution in the Tudor and Stuart Courts’.
Kathryn Renton - ‘Breeding Techniques and Court Influence: Charting a ‘Decline’ of the Spanish Horse in the Early Modern Period’
Pia F. Cuneo – ‘The Reformation of Riding: Protestant Identity and Horsemanship at North German Courts’.
Valerio Zanetti – ‘From the King’s Hunt to the Ladies’ Cavalcade: Female Equestrian Culture at the Court of Louis XIV’.
Oliver Cox – ‘‘Newmarket that Infamous Seminary of Iniquity and Ill Manners’: Horses and Courts in the Early Years of George III’s Reign’.

No. 1 (June 2018)

Gilly Lehmann – Henry VIII’s Great Feast at Greenwich, May 1527
Liesbeth Geevers – Commemorating Humayun: Emperor Akbar, the Akbarnama and the Tomb of Humayun (c. 1570–1605)
Lee Prosser - The Princely Houses of Edward, Duke of Kent
José Eloy Hortal Muñoz - A Key Tool for a New Dynasty: The Use of Royal Sites in the Habsburg Netherlands by the Archdukes Albert and Isabella

No. 2 (December 2018): Special Issue - The Spanish Habsburg Court during the Reign of Carlos II (1665–1700)

Guest edited by Silvia Z. Mitchell

Silvia Z. Mitchell – ‘Introduction: The Spanish Habsburg Court during the Reign of Carlos II (1665–1700)’
Barbara von Barghahn – ‘The Duty to Display Princely Perfection: Portraits of Carlos II as Child-King’
Silvia Z. Mitchell – ‘Women and Children First: Court Ceremonial during Carlos II’s Minority, 1665–1675’
Koldo Trápaga Monchet – ‘Members of Don Juan’s Household and the Politics of Carlos II’s Court during the Early Years of his Minority (1665–1669)’
Ezequiel Borgognoni – ‘The Royal Household of Marie-Louise of Orléans, 1679–1689: The Struggle over Executive Offices’
Félix Labrador Arroyo – ‘Preparing for a Queen: Maria Anna of Neuburg’s Royal Entry into Spain’
Laura Oliván-Santaliestra – ‘“Mein lieber lúiß”: Aloys von Harrach and the Diplomacies of Motherhood during the Last Years of Carlos II’s Reign (1698–1701)’
Luis Ribot – ‘Epilogue. Carlos II: A Reign under Revision’

No. 1 (June 2017)

Charles J. Halperin – ‘Ivan the Terrible’s Younger Brother: Prince Yury Vasil’evich (1533–63)’
Henriette Graf – ‘The Apartments of Prince-Elector Charles Albert of Bavaria around 1740 and Their Ceremonial Use at Court’
Eric Hassler – ‘Measuring Regular Noble Presence at Court: The Example of Vienna, 1670–1740’
Linda Frey & Marsha Frey – ‘“More Savage than White Bears”: The Diplomatic Etiquette of Revolutionary France’

No. 2 (December 2017)

Mark Bryant – ‘“Romancing the Throne”: Madame de Maintenon’s Journey from Secret Royal Governess to Louis XIV’s Clandestine Consort, 1652–84’
Shelagh Mitchell – ‘Ladies of the Garter: Edward III; Richard II; Elizabeth II’
Federico Piseri – ‘Filius et Servitor. Education to Dynastic Consciousness in the Titles and Subscriptions of the Sforza Princes’ Familiar Letters’
Jakub Rogulski – ‘Memory of Social Elites: What Should Not Be Forgotten. The Case of the Lithuanian Princes in the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries’

No. 1 (June 2016)

Felix Labrador Arroyo – ‘The Situation of the Portuguese Court and Royal Household under the first Monarch of the House of Austria (1581-1598)’
Maria Solomon Arel – ‘Hospitality at the Hands of the Muscovite Tsar: The Welcoming of Foreign Envoys in Early Modern Russia’

No. 2 (December 2016)

Vladimir Shishkin – ‘The Court of Marguerite de Valois in Rebellion, 1585–87’
Fabian Persson – ‘From Vanguard to Rearguard: The Swedish Court as a Motor of Change in the Seventeenth Century’
Robert Wellington – ‘A Reflection of the Sun: The Duke of Marlborough in the Image of Louis XI’
Robin Eagles – ‘Frederick, Prince of Wales, the “Court” of Leicester House and the “Patriot” Opposition to Walpole, c. 1733–1742’

No. 1 (June 2015)

Elena Vázquez Dueñas – ‘Felipe de Guevara and his Commentary on Painting and Ancient Painters’
Eric Weichel – ‘“Not only increase but embellish the collection”: Political Satire and Lady Hervey’s Imaginary Pictures’
My Hellsing – ‘Court and Public in Late Eighteenth-Century Stockholm: The Royal Urban Life of Duchess Charlotte of Södermanland, c. 1790.’

No. 2 (December 2015)

Richard Kurdiovsky, Günther Buchinger, Renate Holzschuh-Hofer, Markus Jeitler, Herbert Karner, Anna Mader-Kratky, Paul Mitchell, Anna Stuhlpfarrer, & Werner Telesko – ‘Legitimacy through History and Architecture: The Vienna Hofburg as Dynastic Hub and Seat of Government between Tradition and Innovation’
Sheila Barker & Tessa Gurney – ‘House Left, House Right: A Florentine Account of Marie de Medici’s 1615 “Ballet de Madame”’
Annette Cramer – ‘A Miniature State: The Dollhouse City of Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg (1666–1751)’
Teri Moore – ‘The Earl of Dorset and the Sale of Offices in the Household above Stairs, 1689–97’

No. 1 (June 2014)

Rachel Wilson – ‘The Vicereines of Ireland and the Transformation of the Dublin Court, c. 1703–1737’
Timothy Peters & Clive Willis – ‘Mad Monarchs: Comparison of the Nature, Causes and Consequences of the Mental Ill-Health of Maria I of Portugal and George III of Great Britain’
Rosie Llewellyn-Jones – ‘King Wajid ‘Ali Shah and his Two Indian Courts’

No. 2 (December 2014)

Jonathan Spangler – ‘The Problem of the Spare’
Matthieu Lahaye – ‘Heir Obedience, Heir Disobedience: Two Generations of Dauphins for Louis XIV’
Sarah Kinkel – ‘Princes and Pamphlet Wars: The Politics of Military Governance in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain’

No. 1 (June 2013)

Roderick Barman – ‘King, Court and Nobility in Portugal under the Braganzas, 1640-1834’
Trond Norén Isaksen – ‘Bernadotte Architecture: The Palaces and Capitals of King Carl XIV Johan of Sweden and of Norway’
Mario Döber – ‘The Viennese Imperial Court and its Relationship with English Carriage Builders in the Nineteenth Century’

No. 2 (December 2013)

Glenn Richardson – ‘Hunting at the Courts of Francis I and Henry VIII’
Simon Adams – ‘“The Queenes Majestie ... is now become a great huntress”: Elizabeth I and the Chase’
John Robert Christianson – ‘The Hunt of Frederik II of Denmark: Structures and Rituals’
Jane Ridley – ““The Sport of Kings”: Shooting and the Court of Edward VII’

No. 1 (June 2012)

Clarissa Campbell Orr – ‘Popular History, Court Studies and Courtier Diaries’
Matthew Jenkinson – ‘Preaching at the Court of James II, 1685-1688’
Robin L Thomas – ‘Building the Monarchy: The Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, 1737’
Neil Jeffares – ‘Between France and Bavaria: Louis-Joseph d’Albert de Luynes, Prince de Grimberghen’

No. 2 (December 2012) Special Issue – Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914 (IV)

Articles based on papers given at the fourth joint Society for Court Studies / Victorian Society conference on ‘Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914’, held at the Art Workers’ Guild.
John Villiers – ‘A New Capital for a New Dynasty: Bangkok from Rama I to Rama III (1782-1851)’
Keith Pratt – ‘The Gyeongbok Palace, Seoul, as a Barometer of Korea’s Political Fortunes in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries’
Bill Woodburn – ‘From the Bala Hissar to the Arg: How Royal Fortress Palaces Shaped Kabul, 1830-1930’
Gavin Stamp – ‘New Delhi: A New Imperial Capital for British India’
Alice Y. Tseng – ‘The Retirement of Kyoto as Imperial Capital’
Philip Mansel – ‘The Rise and Fall of Royal Alexandria: From Mohammed Ali to Farouk’

No. 1 (June 2011)

Marcello Fantoni – ‘The Future of Court Studies: The Evolution, Present Successes and Prospects of a Discipline’
Piers Baker-Bates – ‘“Sebastianello Nostro Venetiano”: The Career of Sebastiano del Piombo and the Concept of a ‘Court Artist’ in Renaissance Rome’
Patrick Little – ‘Fashion at the Cromwellian Court’
Carlos Gómez-Centurión – ‘Chamber Animals at the Spanish Court during the Eighteenth Century’
Reider Payne – ‘Court Peer: The Career of Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, and Patronage within the Church of England, 1770-1784’

No. 2 (December 2011)

Benjamin Wild – ‘A Truly Royal Retinue: Using Wardrobe Rolls to Determine the Size and Composition of the Household of Henry III of England’
Alasdair Hawkyard – ‘The Court, the Household and Parliament in the Mid-Tudor Period’
Wolf Burchard – ‘St James’s Palace: George II’s and Queen Caroline’s Principal London Residence’
Richard Davenport-Hines – ‘A Radical Lord Chamberlain at a Tory Court: Lord Carrington, 1892-95’

No. 1 (June 2010): Special Issue – Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914 (III)

Articles based on papers given at the third joint Society for Court Studies / Victorian Society conference on ‘Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914’, held at the Art Workers’ Guild on 7 November 2009.

David Blow – ‘From Islamic Small Town to Westernised Metropolis: The Development of Tehran under the Qajars and the Pahlavis’
George Vassiadis – ‘Athens: The Creation of a Royal Capital, 1834-1914’
Giles MacDonogh – ‘The Slow Death of Royal Dresden’
Juan F. Remón Menéndez – ‘Madrid from the Ancien Regime to the Bourgeois Restoration: The Parque Del Oeste and the Augmentation of the Capital’
John Villiers – ‘“It is the sovereign who makes the palace, as a stone in a field may become an altar”: Bucharest under Carol I and the building of Peleş’

No. 2 (December 2010): Special Issue – Dance in Royal Palaces

Guest-edited by Michael Burden and Jennifer Thorp

Michael Burden and Jennifer Thorp – ‘Introduction’
Samantha Owens – ‘“Not always the same minuets”: Dance at the Württemberg Court, 1662-1711’
Matthew Jenkinson – ‘John Crowe, the Restoration Court, and the “Understanding” of Calisto’
Sandra Tuppen – ‘Shrove-Tide Dancing: Balls and Masques at Whitehall under Charles II’
Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson – ‘Theatre Dancers at the Court of Queen Anne’
Jennifer Thorp – ‘Anthony l’Abbé and the Court of St James’s: Dances to Honour the Hanoverian Royal Family’

No. 1 (June 2009)

Caroline zum Kolk – ‘The Household of the Queen of France in the Sixteenth Century’
Pablo Vazquez-Gestal – ‘“The System of This Court”: Elizabeth Farnese, The Count of Santiesteban and the Monarchy of the Two Sicilies, 1734-1738’
Jonathan Spangler – ‘Aulic Spaces Transplanted: The Design and Layout of a Franco-Burgundian Court in a Scottish Palace’
John Robert Christianson – ‘The Royal Danish Stables and the 2007 Carriage Auction’

No. 2 (December 2009): Special Issue - Gift-Giving in Eighteenth Century Courts

Guest-edited by Maureen Cassidy-Geiger with the assistance of Martina d’Alton featuring papers from the ‘Fragile Diplomacy: Meissen Porcelain for European Courts, c. 1710–68’ conference, held at the Bard Graduate Center in New York on 16 November 2007.

Andrew Morrall – ‘Introduction’
Cordula Bischoff – ‘Complicated Exchanges: The Handling of Authorised and Unauthorised Gifts’
Christopher M. S. Johns – ‘The “Good Bishop” of Catholic Enlightenment: Benedict XIV’s Gifts to the Metropolitan Cathedral of Bologna’
John Whitehead – ‘Royal Riches and Parisian Trinkets: The Embassy of Saïd Mehemet Pacha to France in 1741–42 and Its Exchange of Gifts’
Michael Yonan – ‘Portable Dynasties: Imperial Gift-Giving at the Court of Vienna in the Eighteenth Century’
Guy Walton – ‘Ambassadorial Gifts: An Overview of Published Material’
Maureen Cassidy-Geiger – ‘Afterthoughts on Fragile Diplomacy: Meissen Porcelain for European Courts, c. 1710–1763’

No. 1 (June 2008): Special Issue – Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914 (II)

Articles based on papers given at the second joint Society for Court Studies / Victorian Society conference on ‘Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914’, held at the Wallace Collection on 29 September 2007.

Roderick J Barman – ‘Imperial Cities and Seasonal Residences: Petrópolis, Summer Capital of Brazil (1843-1889), and its European Counterparts’
Gavin Stamp – ‘Budapest 1867-1914: A Dual Capital for the Dual Monarchy’
Terry Kirk – ‘The Image of King Vittorio Emanuele II and the Remaking of Rome’
Giles MacDonogh – ‘“Nothing Is Too Colossal, Nothing Too Expensive”: Berlin under Emperor William II’
John Hamilton – ‘“False Starts and Failed Hopes”: The Rise and Fall of Royal Sofia 1878 – 1946’

No. 2 (December 2008)

Jason Peacey – ‘“To Every Individual Member”: The Palace of Westminster and Participatory Politics in the Seventeenth Century’
Andrew Barclay – ‘The 1661 St Edward’s Crown – Refurbished, Recycled or Replaced?’
Nigel Aston – ‘The Court of George II: Lord Berkeley of Stratton’s Perspective’
J.C. Sainty – ‘The Parliamentary Role of the Royal Household’

No. 1 (June 2007)

Guido Guerzoni & Guido Alfani – ‘Court History and Career Analysis: A Prosopographic Approach to the Court of Renaissance Ferrara’
John Pollard – ‘A Court in Exile: The Vatican, 1870-1929’
Torsten Riotte – ‘The House of Hanover: A Reassessment (1) - The Kingdom of Hanover and the Marienburg Sale’
Andrew C. Thompson – ‘The House of Hanover: A Reassessment (2) – Two Kings: New Light on George I and George II’
Clarissa Campbell Orr – ‘The House of Hanover: A Reassessment (3) – The Sibling Problem’

No. 2 (December 2007)

John Robert Christianson – ‘Terrestrial and Celestial Spaces of the Danish Court, 1550-1650’
Timothy Wilks – ‘The Peer, the Plantsman, and the Picture-Maker: The English Embassy to the Court of Christian IV of Denmark, 1603’
Patrick Little – ‘Music at the Court of King Oliver’
Tom Verschaffel – ‘The Embellishment of Brussels under Leopold I and Leopold II’

No. 1 (July 2006): Special Issue – Courts and Capitals, 1815-1914 (I)

Articles based on papers given at the first joint Society for Court Studies / Victorian Society conference on Courts and Capitals 1815-1914, held at the Wallace Collection on 1 October 2005.

David Watkin – ‘The Transformation of Munich by Maximilian I Joseph and Ludwig I’
Philip Mansel – ‘Paris, Court City of the Nineteenth Century’
Alan Sked – ‘Franz Joseph and the Creation of the Ringstrasse’
Steven Brindle – ‘Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial, 1901-14’

No. 2 (December 2006): Special Issue – Greenwich Palace

Guest-edited by Anna Keay featuring papers from the Society for Court Studies conference on Greenwich Palace held on 23 April 2005.

Philip Dixon – ‘The Tudor Palace at Greenwich’
Thom Richardson – ‘The Greenwich Armouries’
Simon Thurley – ‘Architecture and Diplomacy: Greenwich Palace under the Stuarts’
Gordon Higgott – ‘The Design and Setting of Inigo Jones’s Queen’s House, 1616-40’
David Jacques – ‘Garden Works in Greenwich Park, 1662-1728’
Julian M. C. Bowsher – ‘The Chapel Royal at Greenwich Palace’

No. 1 (October 2005): Special Issue – Queens and the Transformation of Political Culture: The Case of Early Modern France

Guest-edited by Melinda Gough and Malcolm Smuts

R Malcolm Smuts with Melinda J Gough – ‘Introduction: Queens and the International Transmission of Political Culture’
Barbara Stephenson – ‘Maintaining the Antiquity of the House: Marguerite de Navarre, Noble Marriage and Dynastic Culture in Early Sixteenth-Century France’
Sara Sturm-Maddox – ‘Catherine de Medici and the Two Lilies’
Sheila ffolliott – ‘The Italian “Training” of Catherine de Medici: Portraits as Dynastic Narrative’
Nicola Courtright – ‘A Garden and Gallery at Fontainebleau: Imagery of Rule for Medici Queens’

No. 2 (December 2005)

Jerry Brotton – ‘The Art of Restoration: King Charles II and the Restitution of the English Royal Art Collection’
Robert Lacey – ‘The Library of George III: Collecting for Crown or Nation?’
Timothy Wilks – ‘“Paying Special Attention to the Adorning of a Most Beautiful Gallery”: The Pictures in St James’s Palace, 1609-49’

No. 1 (July 2004): Special Issue – Coronations

Guest-edited by Robert Lacey dedicated to the proceedings of the ‘Coronations’conference held by the Society in Senate House, London University, on 27 March 2004.

Jinty Nelson – ‘Carolingian Coronation Rituals: A Model for Europe’?
Richard Wortman – ‘The Russian Coronation; Rite and Representation’
Philip Mansel – ‘From Constantinople to Cairo: Ottoman Inaugurations and their Successors’
Dougal Shaw – ‘Scotland’s Place in Britain’s Coronation Tradition’
Graham Gendall Norton – ‘The Budapest Habsburg Coronation of 1916’
Jeffrey Richards – ‘The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and Film’
Robert Lacey – ‘A Coronation for the Twenty-First Century’ (proceedings summary)

No. 2 (December 2004)

R Malcolm Smuts – ‘The Structure of the Court and the Roles of the Artist and Poet under Charles I’
Allen G Wood – ‘Bussy Rabutin’s Satires on the Court’
James H Murphy – ‘“Mock Court”: The Lord Lieutenancy of Ireland, 1767-1922’

No. 1 (July 2003): Special Issue – Royal Ritual in the Media Age

Guest-edited by Robert Lacey, this issue is devoted to the proceedings of the Society’s Golden Jubilee Conference, ‘Royal Ritual in the Media Age’, held on 10 and 11 May 2002 in London.

Richard Brown – ‘“It is a very wonderful process”: Film and British Royalty 1896-1902’
John Wolfe – ‘The People’s King: The Crowd and the Media at the Funeral of Edward VII, May 1910’
Robert Lacey – ‘Made for the Media: the Twentieth Century Investitures of the Prince of Wales’
David Reed – ‘What a Lovely Frock: Royal Weddings and the Illustrated Press in the Pre-Television Age’
Daniel Brittain-Catlin – ‘Presenting and Explaining the Constitutional Crown to the Twenty-First Century’
Luke McKernan – ‘“The Finest Cinema Performers We Possess”: British royalty and the Newsreels. 1910-37’
Philip Ziegler – ‘Edward VIII: The Modern Monarch?’
Nigel Dacre – ‘The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales’
Hugo Vickers – ‘The Man who was Helen Cathcart’
Philip Ziegler, Hugo Vickers, Robert Lacey, & David Starkey – ‘Sources of Inspiration: A Panel Discussion on Royal Writing’

No. 2 (December 2003)

Leonhard Horowski – ‘“Such a Great advantage for My Son”: Office-Holding and Career Mechanisms at the Court of France, 1661-1789’
Virginia Scott – ‘Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso: Performance at the Valois and Bourbon Courts’

No. 1 (May 2002): Special Issue – Concerts of Royal and Coronation Music

Guest-edited by Robert Lacey to accompany the Society’s conference ‘Concert of Royal and Coronation Music’ held at Westminster Abbey on 10 May 2002 to mark the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Tony Trowles – ‘Introduction to the Programme’
Yvonne M Ward – ‘“Gosh man! I’ve got a tune in my head”: Edward Elgar, A C Benson and the Creation of “Land of Hope and Glory”’ Reproduced Texts:
‘Transcription of the official text of the Coronation Service of HM Queen Elizabeth II’
‘The Coronation of Queen Victoria, 28 June 1838, as Remembered and Recorded by the Queen Herself’ Coronation Memories of Queen Victoria, Lady Mary Lygon, King George V & Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II’
‘A Chorister Remembers 1953: The Coronation by James Wilkinson’

No. 2 (December 2002)

Jeroen Duindam – ‘Rival Courts in Dynastic Europe: Vienna and Versailles 1550-1790’
Christer Jorgensen – ‘Damnatio Memoriae: The case of King Gustavus IV Adolphus’
Jean Dubu – ‘Fortunes and Misfortunes of Racine the Courtier’
Emre Aracı – ‘Giuseppe Donizetti Pasha and the Polyphonic Court Music of the Ottoman Empire’
Ulrik Langen – ‘The Meaning of Incognito’

No. 1 (May 2001)

Gary Taylor – ‘Thomas Middleton,” The Nice Valour” and the Court of James I’
Giles Worsley – ‘A Courtly Art: The History of “haute école” in England’
Timothy Wilks – ‘“Forbear the Heat and Haste of Building”: Rivalries among the Designers at Prince Henry’s Court, 1610-12’

No. 2 (September 2001)

Dominic Baker-Smith – ‘Shakespeare and the Court’
Brennan C Pursell – ‘Elector Palatine Friedrich V and the Question of Influence Revisited’
Lisa Jefferson – ‘A Garter Installation Ceremony in 1606’
Brian Weiser – ‘A Call for Order: Charles II’s Ordinances of the Household’

No. 3 (December 2001)

Clarissa Campbell Orr – ‘Queen Charlotte as Patron’
Malcolm Smuts – ‘George Wentworth goes to Court, 1634’
Andrew Walkling – ‘Court Culture and “Absolutism” in Restoration England’

No. 1 (May 2000)

Olwen Hufton – ‘Reflections on the Role of Women in the Early Modern Court’
Caroline Hibbard – ‘Translating Royalty: Henrietta Maria and the Transition from Princess to Queen’
Geoffrey Parker – ‘Still “Philipizing” after All These Years: A Review of Publications in honour of the Quatercentenary of Philip II’s death, 1598-1998’
A D Wright – ‘Monks at Court’
Jenny Wormald – ‘Palace series: The Castle and Palace of Stirling’
Giuseppe Bertini – ‘Palace series: Parma and Piacenza’

No. 2 (October 2000)

Michael J Heath – ‘Erasmus the Courtier’
Mary Hollingsworth – ‘Ippolito d’Este: A Cardinal and his Household in Rome and Ferrara in 1566’
Niccolò Del Re – ‘The Vatican Secret Archives: The Central Archive of the Catholic Church’
Raoul Antonelli – ‘The Italian Royal Archives’
Diederik Lanoye – ‘The Stay of Queen Christina of Sweden in the Spanish Netherlands 1654-1655’

No. 3 (December 2000)

R O Bucholz – ‘Going to Court in 1700: A Visitor’s Guide’
Judith Woods – ‘Edward, Prince of Wales’s Tour of India, October 1921-March 1922’
Mark Hengerer – ‘Court and Communication: Integrating the Nobility at the Imperial Court (1620-55)’

No. 1 (April 1999)

David Starkey – ‘Henry VI’s Old Blue Gown: The English Court under the Lancastrians and the Yorkists’
Fiona Kisby – ‘Kingship and the Royal Itinerary; A Study of the Peripatetic Household of the Early Tudor Kings, 1485-1547’
Robert Thompson – ‘Henry Purcell:, 1659-1695: Composer at the English Court’

No. 2 (August 1999)

Robert J Knecht – ‘Francis I and Fontainebleau’
Glenn Richardson – ‘“Most highly to be regarded”: The Privy Chamber of Henry VIII and Anglo-French Relations 1515-20’
John T Alexander – ‘The Courts of the Russian Empresses in the Eighteenth Century’
Jacqueline Ansell – ‘The Seal of Social Approval, or How Girls were Presented at Court’
Christopher A Kerstjens – ‘A Princely Painter: Princess Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate, Abbess of Maubuisson’

No. 3 (December 1999)

Rupert Shepherd – ‘Cosmè Tura and Ercole de’ Roberti: Artists at the Court of Ferrara’
Mary Hollingsworth – ‘Agents and Artists: Jacopo Meleghino at the Court of Pope Paul III’
Bernard Woelderink – ‘The Dutch Royal Archives, The Hague’
Eymert-Jan Goossens – ‘Palace series: The Royal Palace of Amsterdam’
Melanie Anne Schwabe – ‘Homage by Effigy: Relations between the Kingdoms of Portugal and Ceylon in the Sixteenth Century’
Stefan Sienell – ‘The Privy Conference and the Court of the Emperor Leopold I’
Michaela Völkel – ‘Picture of the Castle: Representations of German Courts in Architectural Engravings 1600-1800’
Franz Bosbach – ‘The Prince Albert Society’
Morgan Hall – ‘The Court of Alfonso XIII and the Crisis of the Bourbon Restoration in Spain, 1902-1931’

No. 1 (March 1998)

T J Hochstrasser – ‘G.W. von Leibniz and “Court Philosophy”’
Jessica Rutherford – ‘Palace series: The Royal Pavilion - George IV’s residence at Brighton’
Annemarie Jordan Gschwend – ‘Court Cities: Lisbon’
Simon Hodson – ‘Princes Etrangers at the French Court in the Seventeenth Century: the Grimaldi, the La Tour d’Auvergne and the La Trémoïlle’
Fiona Kisby – ‘Music and Musicians in Royal, Ducal, Imperial, and Papal Courts to c. 1700: an introductory bibliography’

No. 2 (July 1998)

Donald Burrows – ‘Handel as a Court Musician’
Sheila de Bellaigue – ‘The Royal Archives, Windsor Castle’
Robert Bucholz – ‘The Database of Court Officers’
Jerzy Gutkowski – ‘Palace series: The Royal Castle in Warsaw’

No. 3 (December 1998)

David Wyn Jones – ‘Joseph Haydn and the Esterházy Court’
Leopold Auer – ‘The Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv in Vienna’
G Ulrich Grossman – ‘The Wartburg-Gesellschaft zur Erforsehung von Burgen und Schlößern’
Thomas Barcsay – ‘Gödöllö: Hungary’s Royal Summer Palace’

No. 1 (February 1997)

Frederick O’Dwyer – ‘Dublin Castle and its State Apartments, 1660-1922’
Markus Reisenleitner – ‘Court Cities: Vienna’
Robert Frost – ‘The Birth of a Capital: Warsaw, 1596-1668’
Werner Paravicini – ‘The Residenzen-Kommission of the Academy of Sciences at Göttingen’

Extra Series No. 1 (February 1997)

Special Issue to accompany the reconstruction of the Mass of the Purification (known as Candlemas) at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace.

Fiona Kisby – ‘Dramatis Personae in 1541: The Participants, clerical and lay, in Candlemas, 1541’
Carl Jackson – ‘The Choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace’
Fiona Kisby – ‘The Early Tudor Royal Household Chapel: Function, Organisation and Personnel’
Simon Thurley – ‘The Tudor Chapel and State Apartments at Hampton Court Palace’
David Skinner - The Music of the Candlemas Service Nicholas Ludford Missa Videte Miraculum’
Joanna Marschner – ‘Vestments for Candlemas and Henry VIII and Dress in the Mid-Sixteenth Century’
James Lomax – ‘Royal Plate for Candlemas at Hampton Court 1541’
Andrew Carwood – ‘The Feast and Purification of Our Lady’
Fiona Kisby – ‘Text and Commentary: Procession of the King to the Holyday Closet’

No. 2 (June 1997)

Raoul Antonelli – ‘Palace series: The Quirinal Palace, Rome’
Jill Belper – ‘Court Cities: Wolfenbüttel, Germany’
Marcello Fantoni – ‘“Europe of the Courts” and Court Studies’
Eleanor Thompson – ‘Court Commissions from the Valadier Workshop’
Angelica Goodden – ‘Madame Vigée Le Brun, 1755-1842: The Artist in Exile’

No. 3 (October 1997)

Stewart Spencer – ‘Wagner and the Courts of Saxony and Bavaria’
Kirsten Aschengreen Piacenti – ‘Palace series: Palazzo Pitti’
Thomas Tuohy – ‘Court Cities: Ferrara’
Toby Osborne – ‘In the service of Savoy: Abbate Alessandro Scaglia (1592-1641)’

No. 1 (January 1996)

Charles C Noel – ‘Court Cities: Madrid’
Fabian Persson – ‘The Swedish Court’
Roderick McLean – ‘Monarchy and Diplomacy in Europe, 1900-1910’

No. 2 (June 1996)

Philip Mansel – ‘Interview with John Röhl’
Luc Duerloo – ‘Court Cities: Brussels’
Tess Knighton – ‘Music and Court History’
Sacha Llewellyn – ‘George III and the Windsor Uniform’

No. 3 (October 1996)

Rosalind K Marshall – ‘Palace series: The Palace of Holyroodhouse’
Olivier Chaline – ‘Court cities: Paris – Versailles’
Malcolm Vale – ‘The Evolution of the Princely Court in North-West Europe, c. 1270 – c. 1384’
Don Neville – ‘Metastasio and Court Studies’
William M Kuhn – ‘The Ponsonbys and Queen Victoria’