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'A memorial and a pledge of faith': portraiture and early modern diplomatic culture

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Portraits of rulers, medals, and other images of politicians were widely used within early modern diplomatic practice. Historians have long appreciated the role of portrait exchange in early modern royal marriage negotiations. Far less appreciated are the prevalence of portrait exchanges between European monarchs outside of marriage negotiations and the diplomatic uses made of these, and other, royal portraits. Diplomatic art operated within a ceremonial and symbolic system where even small d...

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10.1093/ehr/ceu070

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
English Historical Review Journal website
Volume:
129
Issue:
537
Pages:
296-331
Publication date:
2014-01-04
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EISSN:
1477-4534
ISSN:
0013-8266
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673284
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uuid:c7487528-d4c9-4aaa-8324-8a5043808597
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2017-01-27

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