The Court Historian

The Court Historian: The International Journal of Court Studies is the leading periodical in the field of court studies. It presents new work by major authors and experts, exploring all dimensions of court life, from politics, palaces and war to dress, dining and gardens. Articles are fully referenced, peer-reviewed and frequently illustrated. Special issues have focused on coronations, the art of queenship, court cities, royal hunts and gift giving at court.  Each issue of The Court Historian contains up-to-date listings of court-related publications, exhibitions, conferences, events and sales, along with book and exhibition reviews and a comprehensive bibliography.

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Latest articles

Volume 20 (2)

Legitimacy through History and Architecture. The Vienna Hofburg as Dynastic Hub and Seat of Government between Tradition and Innovation
Richard Kurdiovsky, vol. 20 (2): 109-136
House Left, House Right: A Florentine Account of Marie de Medici's 1615 Ballet de Madame
Sheila Barker, vol. 20 (2): 137-165
A Miniature State: The Dollhouse City of Princess Augusta of Schwarzburg (1666–1751)
Annette Cremer, vol. 20 (2): 167-186
The Earl of Dorset and the Sale of Offices in the Household above Stairs, 1689–97
Teri Moores, vol. 20 (2): 187-209
Aristocratic Endurance: The Schwarzenberg Family Enterprise
Hamish Scott, vol. 20 (2): 211-214
Visualising the Georgians
Andrew C. Thompson, vol. 20 (2): 215-217
Hanover: A German Dynasty and its Symbols
Irène Diependaal, vol. 20 (2): 219-223
The Art of the Hanoverians, 1714–2014
Tessa Murdoch, vol. 20 (2): 225-228
Courts and Viceroys
Charles C. Noel, vol. 20 (2): 229-231
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Sales and Acquisitions
vol. 20 (2): 240-240
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News from other Court Studies Groups in Europe
vol. 20 (2): 244-246
News from the Society
vol. 20 (2): 247-250

Volume 20 (1)

Felipe de Guevara and his Commentary on Painting and Ancient Painters
Elena Vázquez Dueñas, vol. 20 (1): 1-24
‘Not only increase but embellish the collection’: Political Satire and Lady Hervey's Imaginary Pictures
Eric Weichel, vol. 20 (1): 25-42
Court and Public in Late Eighteenth-Century Stockholm: The Royal Urban Life of Duchess Charlotte, c. 1790
My Hellsing, vol. 20 (1): 43-60
Haakon's Hall
Trond Norén Isaksen, vol. 20 (1): 61-65