Janet Dickinson

Janet Dickinson researches the history of the court and elites in early modern Europe. She teaches for the Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford and for New York University in London


Two catalogues reveal how circles of influence were the driving force behind the Northern Renaissance

The books explore the importance of artist and patronage networks centred on the Holbeins


A lesson from the Tudors in art’s legitimising power

The material splendour of the Tudors is captured in a volume showing how it was wielded to reinforce monarchy’s authority


Rich volume examining knights and their shining armour goes beyond popular romantic notions

Book provides excellent overview of the history of and meaning behind orders, tournaments and armour