16th Century Intro
What dynasty rose from the War of Roses?
Who was Owen Tudor?
Welshman w/out a claim; marries Catherine of Valois
Who was Catherine of Valois?
widow of Henry V (Lancaster)
Who was Henry VII?
1st Tudor monarch
Who did Henry VII defeat at Bosworth field?
Henry VII marries who?
Elizabeth of York and unifies both factions
Describe Elizabeth I.
granddaughter to Henry VII; last Tudor ruler
Describe Thomas More.
diplomat to Netherlands; wrote in Latin (Utopia)
What famous work did Machiavelli write?
The Prince(Guide on how power can be gained & kept)
Describe Martin Luther.
German professor who preached corruption in Catholic church; sola scriptura and sola fide
What does sola scriptura and sola fide mean?
scripture & faith alone
What is a recusant?
Who wrote Defense of Poesy?
Sir Philip Sidney
Describe Francis Drake.
poet and later sea captain who defeated Spanish Armada
Which Queen orders Mary, Queen of Scots' execution?
Whoso to List to Hunt
Noli me tangere means what?
Don't touch me
What is the premise of this poem?
going after a woman you can't have
What is a hind?
a female deer
What kind of poem is this?
Who does he compare Caesar to?
What does the diamond collar refer to?
refers to nobility or ownership to someone of nobility
What does sanguine refer to?
What does Choler refer to?
anger, sharp, disciplined, impatient
What does Melancholia refer to?
arts, thinker & feel deep
What does Phlegmatic refer to?
something takes time, thorough, more likely to be late
Divers Doth Use
What is the meaning of the poem?
ladies dump guys; guys cry to feel better
How does Wyatt try to get through a relationship?
lets it pass
What does Wyatt not call women even though they are one?
What does he say women are prone to do?
change their minds
He says that men often do what after getting dumped?
talk bad about a woman
The Passionate Shepherd
How is this pastoral?
depicts an ideal image of a rural landscape
Myrtle refers to what?
Ivy refers to what?
What is ever lasting?
What are the empty promises?
time, work, etc.
The Nymph's Reply
Why is this considered anti-pastoral?
What is mentioned of men's needs?
men only want sex
What never comes out of man?
What college was Wyatt educated?
St. John's College
What university did Wyatt attend?
Wyatt was a what for Henry VIII?
He was also sent to which two countries on diplomatic reasons?
France & Netherlands
Where was he imprisoned?
Tower of London
Why was he imprisoned?
committed adultery with Anne Boleyn
What does he die of at age 39?
What was a common theme in his poems?
longing to escape from corruption & anxiety; wanted to live a rural life
What literary device did he introduce?
What is a volta?
What is a sonnet?
a 14 line poem in iambic pentameter
Did he ever publish during his life?
What contained 271 of his poems?
Songs & Sonnets
What is adust?
the sigh of one in love when he thinks of his beloved
What were the 4 humors?
black bile, blood, phlegm, yellow bile
Sir Philip Sidney
What occupations did he hold?
knight, soldier, poet, friend, & patron
How did he die?
died at 32 while fighting Spanish in Low Countries
His funeral almost made who bankrupt?
Who was his father?
Henry Sidney(governor of Iceland)
Where did he go to university and not finish?
What famous massacre did he witness?
St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Who was his sister?
Mary Herbert; lived at Wilton
What famous work defended poetry?
Defense of Poesy
What was his greatest work?
Astrophil & Stella
What genre was he most ambitious in?
What university did he attend?
He started his career by doing what?
translating anti-catholic propaganda
The Shepherd's Calendar was dedicated to who?
What was his biggest ambition?
become a great English poet of his age
What were his political views?
criticized the monarchy
What category of work did he write in?
Renaissance neoplatonism; earthly & practical
Where did he attend school?
Stratford Grammar school
Did he go to a prestigious university?
Who did he marry at age 18?
Anne Hathaway who was 26
Who was his oldest daughter?
What were the twins' name?
Hamnet & Judith
What troupe did he work with?
the King's Men
Where did he perform?
What indoor London theater does he later perform at?
What was his retirement work?
What was a Romance?
patterns of loss & recovery, suffering & redemption
Describe the plot of his works.
adopted techniques; worked w/ well made stories & histories; work is central to human condition
What college does he attend?
What university does he attend?
How did he get in to the university?
through scholarship w/out holy orders; maybe an atheist
What was Tamburlaine about?
a Mongol warrior rises from humble origins to conquer
What literary technique does he use frequently?
How does he die?
killed in a brawl with a dagger
Why does he almost not receive his masters degree?
almost denied for joining English Catholics
What colony does he help establish?
What food does he introduce to Ireland?
What commodity does he introduce to Europe?
What was he openly opposed to publishing?
Where is he imprisoned & why?
tower of London for treason
What work does he start while in the prison?
History of the World
Which prince of Wales supported him?
Which country pushes for his later execution?
Who imprisoned him?