Jacobean

[ US /ˌdʒækəˈbiən/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to James I or his reign or times
    Jacobean writers
NOUN
  1. any distinguished personage during the reign of James I
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How To Use Jacobean In A Sentence

  • Until fairly recently the history of Catholicism in Elizabethan and Jacobean England was conceived largely in terms of hagiology. William Byrd and the Catholics
  • That's her Jacobean country mansion, I've read articles about it in Hello! RESCUING ROSE
  • The harsh wooden surfaces of Jacobean England were embellished with elaborate gimps, galloons, fringes and tassels.
  • The disc evokes sighing poets and melancholy lutenists in the chambers of a Jacobean manor. Times, Sunday Times
  • This Jacobean country mansion is set in magnificent parklands landscaped by Capability Brown.
  • The architects took their cue for the design of the new pub from the nearby Jacobean house, Aston Hall.
  • Jacobean plays always end with bad deeds punished. Times, Sunday Times
  • Shakespeare studies call for a thorough knowledge of a wide spectrum of pre-Shakespearean, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, the Elizabethan stage and dramaturgy.
  • Hatfield House is a fine example of Jacobean architecture.
  • At the end of the long room a carved Jacobean strecher table was spread with open books and paper maps. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
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