Power and the Early-Tudor Courtier's House

Howard, Maurice (1997) Power and the Early-Tudor Courtier's House. History Today, 47 (5). pp. 44-50. ISSN 0018-2753

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'Houses are built to live in, and not to look on' wrote Francis Bacon in his essay On Building at the beginning of the seventeenth century. His warning about the danger of allowing considerations of the outward appearance of houses to take precedence over those of practical concerns comes at a time when Elizabethan courtiers were beginning to find some confidence in the intellectual discourse on architecture, which had begun to flourish alongside a still vigorous literature on handbooks of practical advice.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Art History
Depositing User: Maurice Howard
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:02
Last Modified: 30 May 2012 08:53
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/19010
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