Contrary accounts of this incident suggested that the picture being abused was not of the queen but of an old hag (the Gaelic ‘cailleach’) who was being ritually humiliated in a traditional form of charivari” (16).As Mc Cabe observes, Elizabeth may have had no court in Ireland but she had subjects vying for her attention: “Elizabeth’s Irish image was as nuanced as the situation was complex.Gaelic, Old English, and New English factions drew political benefit from exploiting one another’s discontent. It does not pretend to the sweep and majesty of Quinn’s Atlantic overview, but it does attempt to meet Ní Chuilleanáin’s demand for a criticism attuned to the nuances of native and newcomer societies. Reviewing The Elizabethans and the Irish in New Blackfriars in 1967, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin was full of praise, but queried the extent to which questions of language and identity were adequately covered: “Professor Quinn’s account is necessarily limited; it does not pretend to disentangle the delicately complex relations of Gaelic society and the older English colonies.” Elizabeth I and Ireland is at once a more inward-looking study than Quinn’s, and yet much deeper and more diverse. While Quinn’s title implied that the Irish of the second half of the sixteenth century were not Elizabethans, the work itself encouraged links with the Atlantic world that Quinn had already explored in his short book on Walter Raleigh, published four years earlier. David Beers Quinn’s pioneering monograph, The Elizabethans and the Irish (1966), was an outward-looking study that argued for Ireland as part of the westward enterprise.Please consider registering as a member of the International Spenser Society, the professional organization that supports The Spenser Review. At the end of their introduction, Brendan Kane and Valerie Mc Gowan-Doyle draw a fascinating and provocative analogy: “In the vast literature assessing the Tudor period, the places accorded both Elizabeth I and Ireland might be said to mirror each other: they have been acknowledged as important to the story of the age, yet not seen as vital to the real decisions that drove it.There is no charge for membership; your contact information will be kept strictly confidential and will be used only to conduct the business of the ISS—chiefly to notify members when a new issue of Sp R has been posted. 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