[ US /ˌdʒækəˈbiən/ ]
of or relating to James I or his reign or times
- any distinguished personage during the reign of James I
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