Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Glen Newkirk
The purpose of this thesis is to survey the two conflicting Renaissance theories of kingship leading into Elizabethan England and to asses the critical dichotomy created by those critics who have sought to identify William Shakespeare’s Henry V as the “… mirror of all Christian kings” or as a Machiavellian statesman.
Moore, Mary Jane, "Shakespeare's Henry V: Christian prince or Machiavellian prince?" (1966). Student Work. 3166.
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A Thesis Presented to the Department of English and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 1966 Mary Jane Moore.