This is a detailed 2002 study of the political significance of the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury, 1613.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Note on quotations and dates; List of abbreviations; Introduction: poison in the fountain - understanding the politics of Jacobean court scandal; 1. The court politics of the Overbury scandal; 2. News culture and the Overbury affair; 3. The sins of the Overbury murderers; 4. 'The powder poison': popish plots and the Overbury scandal; 5. Stamping the print of justice? Vengeance, mercy and repentance; 6. Afterlives: the Overbury affair as history and memory; Bibliography; Index.
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