An altar cloth found at a church in Herfordshire appears to be taken from a garment worn by Elizabeth I in the Rainbow Portrait at Hatfield House. Details can be found here.
The deadline for abstract submissions for the 2017 Annual Meeting has been extended to December 31, 2016. Please see our CFP page for more details.
The Queen Elizabeth I Society aims to bring together scholars interested in the Queen and in the intellectual, artistic, cultural, and religious life of her court so that we can share ideas, develop professional friendships, and work together on collaborative projects. We welcome specialists in art, history, literature, music, politics, philosophy, and all other relevant fields.
The 2017 Queen Elizabeth I Society Annual Meeting will be held at The University of Texas at Austin, April 20 – 22, in conjunction with the South Central Renaissance Conference. Abstracts must be submitted by December 15, 2016. See our Call for Papers page for more information.