Unmasquing the Connections between Jacobean Politics and Policy: the Circle of Anna of Denmark and the Beginning of the English Empire, 1614–18

@inproceedings{Roper2003UnmasquingTC,
  title={Unmasquing the Connections between Jacobean Politics and Policy: the Circle of Anna of Denmark and the Beginning of the English Empire, 1614–18},
  author={L. H. Roper},
  year={2003}
}
On January 6, 1617, the popular team of Inigo Jones and Ben Jonson presented their masque, A Vision of Desire, at court.1 While of academic interest to students of Jacobean theater and the settlement of Virginia— since the audience included the Powhatan “princess,” Pocahontas, and her planter-husband, John Rolfe—this occasion actually had the greatest ramifications for English history, especially the history of empire, and, correspondingly, sheds light on the nature of the political world of… Expand
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