politics, culture, Jacobean court, Anna of Denmark
Until recently, analyses of the Jacobean court marginalized the important role played by James I and VI’s queen consort, Anna of Denmark. While historians and literary critics now acknowledge that Anna was a key player in patronage networks and artistic circles at the time, the extent of her political involvement remains largely unexplored in favor of portraying her solely as a cultural figure. This essay seeks to examine the connections between Anna’s cultural and political activities and suggests that, by viewing Anna’s involvements thorough a dichotomous lens as being either political or cultural, a truly textured and nuanced understanding of the Jacobean court eludes scholars.
Thomas, Courtney Erin
"Politics and Culture at the Jacobean Court: The Role of Queen Anna of Denmark,"
Quidditas: Vol. 29
, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/rmmra/vol29/iss1/6