Edmund Tylney

Edmund Tylney

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Edmund Tilney or Tylney (1536-1610) was a courtier best known now as Master of the Revels to Queen Elizabeth and King James. He was responsible for the censorship of drama in England. He was also instrumental in the development of English drama of the Elizabethan period. Tilney made the office of Master of the Revels into an institution.Edmund Tilney was the only son of Philip Tilney (d.1541), Usher of the Privy Chamber to King Henry VIII, and Malyn Chambre. Edmund Tilney's father, Philip, was a younger son of Sir Philip Tilney of Shelley (d.1533), treasurer during the Scottish wars under the command of the Duke of Norfolk. Norfolk's first wife was Sir Philip Tilney's cousin, Elizabeth Tilney; after Elizabeth died in 1547, Norfolk married Sir Philip Tilney's sister, Agnes, later Dowager Duchess of Norfolk.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
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  • United States
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  • 6136534991
  • 9786136534992