He first took a place in the court of King Henry VIII in 1516.

166) “During his six years in her household, Lully, already an expert at the guitar and violin, polished his skills as a performer and composer.” (Straughan (a)) He made a name for himself as a dancer in the court ballets....

Benedick and The Book of the Courtier | Fresh Off the …

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Castiglione, a 16th century Italian aristocrat and author of The Courtier explain that a courtier must: “stand out from the rest as enterprising, bold and loyal to whomever he serves” (Wiesner 221).

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1390 represents the time when the Carrara court in Padua was gaining an intellectual reputation of excellence, as well as this being about the time that two Roman coin like medals were cast of Francesco II and his father....

These phases of his life lead to poetic works, and to a rounded view of the English court (Sauer 130).
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