John Milton

Catching the conscience of the King? Politics and paradise lost

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Abstract

Paper discussing Milton's approach to kingship, regicide, people and constitutions, with especial regard to The tenure of kings and magistrates, and Eikonklastes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWolfson College Colloquium
Subtitle of host publicationThe World Almost Turned Upside Down: Conscience, Constitution, and a Troubled Poet in 17th Century England
EditorsD. J. Galligan
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherWolfson College
Pages1-25
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventWolfson College Colloquium: The World Almost Turned Upside Down: Conscience, Constitution, and a Troubled Poet in 17th Century England - Oxford, UK
Duration: 17 Nov 200817 Nov 2008

Conference

ConferenceWolfson College Colloquium: The World Almost Turned Upside Down: Conscience, Constitution, and a Troubled Poet in 17th Century England
CityOxford, UK
Period17/11/0817/11/08

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Keywords

  • John Milton
  • regicide
  • Eikonklastes
  • Eikon Basilike
  • Charles I
  • monarchy
  • constitutions
  • parliament
  • civil war
  • 17th century
  • Paradise Lost
  • The tenure of kings and magistrates

Cite this

Kelly, M. R. L. L. (2008). John Milton: Catching the conscience of the King? Politics and paradise lost. In D. J. Galligan (Ed.), Wolfson College Colloquium: The World Almost Turned Upside Down: Conscience, Constitution, and a Troubled Poet in 17th Century England (pp. 1-25). Oxford, UK: Wolfson College.