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Council of Trent

Frederick McGinness

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Council of TrentIntroductionComprised of three major meeting periods between 1545 and 1563, the Council of Trent marks a turning point in the history ...

Crime and Punishment

Trevor Dean

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Crime and Punishment Introduction The study of crime and criminal justice has been one of the most lively areas of the historiography of late ...

Croatia

Nataša Štefanec

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Croatia Introduction Croatian early modern territory (c. 1520–c. 1800) was a collage of lands under numerous jurisdictions. The Croatian-Slavo...

Cromwell, Oliver

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Oliver Cromwell Introduction More than any other figure of 17th-century England, Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658) leaves behind a complex and debate...

Cruz, Juana de la, Mother

Jessica A. Boon

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Mother Juana de la CruzIntroductionJuana de la Cruz (b. 1481–d. 1534), born Juana Vázquez Gutiérrez in the village of Azaña (now Numancia) near Toledo...

Cruz, Juana Inés de la, Sor

Emilie Bergmann

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Sor Juana Inés de la CruzIntroductionCelebrated in her own time as the “Tenth Muse” and, in the 20th century, as “first feminist” of the Americas, Sor...

d'Aragona, Tullia

Julia L. Hairston

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Tullia D’aragonaIntroductionTullia d’Aragona (b. 1501/5–d. 1556) was an Italian Renaissance courtesan and woman of letters who experimented in diverse...

d’Este, Isabella

Deanna Shemek

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Isabella d’EsteIntroductionIsabella d’Este (b. 1474–d. 1539) was the eldest child of Ercole I d’Este (b. 1431–d. 1505), second duke of Ferrara, and Du...

Dance

Jennifer Nevile

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

DanceIntroductionDancing was enjoyed and performed by those at all levels of European society for centuries. It was not until the 15th century, howeve...

Datini, Margherita

Carolyn James

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Margherita DatiniIntroductionThe 252 extant letters of Margherita Datini (b. 1360–d. 1423) to her husband, the merchant Francesco di Marco Datini (b. 

Davies, Eleanor

Teresa Feroli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Eleanor DaviesIntroductionLady Eleanor Davies (b. 1590–d. 1652), for some twenty-six years following her calling in 1625, identified as a prophet and,...

de Commynes, Philippe

Irit Ruth Kleiman

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Philippe de CommynesIntroductionFranco-Burgundian diplomat Philippe de Commynes (b. c. 1445/1447–d. October 1511) is best remembered for his Mémoires,...

de Sales, Saint Francis

Jill R. Fehleison

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Saint Francis de SalesIntroductionIn many ways, Francis de Sales was the embodiment of the Catholic Reformation. Born in 1567, the eldest son of a nob...

de Valdés, Juan

Daniel Crews

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Juan de ValdésIntroductionJuan de Valdés is a historical enigma. In spite of praise from two popes, two cardinals, Emperor Charles V, and his chief mi...

Death and Dying

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Death and DyingIntroductionBeliefs and practices relating to death underwent profound transformations in the Early Modern period and continue to provo...

Decembrio, Pier Candido

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Pier Candido DecembrioIntroductionPier Candido Decembrio (b. c. 1392–d. 1477) was probably the most important humanist in Milan during the first half ...

Dentière, Marie

Mary McKinley

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Marie Dentière Introduction Marie Dentière (b. 1495–d. c. 1561) was the daughter of a noble family (d’Ennetières) and an advocate of religio...

Des Roches, Madeleine and Catherine

Kendall Tarte

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Madeleine and Catherine Des RochesIntroductionMadeleine Neveu (b. c. 1520–d. 1587) and Catherine Fradonnet (b. 1542–d. 1587), the mother-daughter pair...

di Toledo, Eleonora

Natalie Tomas

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Eleonora di ToledoIntroductionEleonora Álvarez di (of) Toledo (b. 1522–d. 1562) was the second duchess of Florence and married Cosimo I de’ Medici (b....

Dialogue

David Marsh

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

DialogueIntroductionBy dramatically representing its cultural context, the dialogue has provided a timely and lively portrait of philosophical debate ...

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