Useful Sources

I would very much like to thank the following groups and people for their wonderful and unfailing support throughout this project! 

The Historical Dance Society

The Early Dance Circle

Charlotte Ewart

The following is a list of the sources I have found most useful. At the bottom is a fuller list of every source I have used to inform this project! I hope that you find them helpful.

Butler, Martin. The Stuart Court Masque and Political Culture. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Lindley, David. Court Masques: Jacobean and Caroline Entertainments, 1605-1640. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Lindley, David. The Court Masque. London: Manchester University Press, 1984.

McManus, Clare. Women and Culture at the Courts of the Stuart Queens. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Orgel, Stephen and Roy Strong. The Theatre of the Stuart Court. Volumes 1 and 2. London: Sotheby Park Bernet, 1973. 
These are particularly lovely, with beautiful copies of Inigo Jones’ designs and translations of descriptions of masques. I would highly recommend them for anybody looking to understand the masque.

Ravelhofer, Barbara. The Early Stuart Masque: dance, costume, and music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Sabol, Andrew J. Four Hundred Song and Dances from the Stuart Masque. Rhode Island: Brown University Press, 1978.

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