From ‘Warrior’ to ‘Bulletproof Nylon’ Mal Earl has steadily built his reputation and stamped his own stylistic stamp on the field of modern illustration.
Take a look back on... More > over 15 years of digital colour art, from one of the most unique and diverse creative talents in graphics today, with some of the best images from 1996 – 2011.< Less
The Earl of Essex by Henry Jones.
This tragedy was dedicated to the Earl of Chesterfield, who was the author's patron, and who, it is supposed, assisted him in the composition of the work.
There... More > are two tragedies under the title of "The Earl of Essex;" but the following, by Henry Jones, brought upon the stage in 1753, was most favourably received, and became very attractive.
The dramatist, who founds his plot and incidents on history, generally adds, from his invention, those scenes, which best describe the power of love. Here it has been otherwise, at least in the character of the queen; whom every distinguished historian has portrayed as more enamoured of her favourite Essex, than even this play will exhibit.
The character of Essex is sustained with greater accuracy: the fiery quality of his temper; his alternate pride and humility, daring and servility, in presence of his royal mistress; with all his boisterous vows of loyalty to her; and tender oaths of love to another.< Less
Araminta Carrol, a rich merchant’s daughter, was considered a social nobody by those of the highest social class. Until her ambitious parents arranged for her to marry an Earl in exchange for... More > her very large dowry.
Lord George Carroway, the Earl of Fenton, was in dire straits. His late father had left his family almost destitute. Proud and aristocratic, he regrettably knew his family would not survive the selling of their land and belongings. Offered a chance to save his inheritance, he agreed to sell himself, his position and his title.< Less
"The Death of Robert Earl of Huntington" and "The Death of Robert Earl of Huntington" are two closely-related Elizabethan-era stage plays on the Robin Hood legend, that were... More > written by Anthony Munday (possibly with help from Henry Chettle) in 1598 and published in 1601. They are among the relatively few surviving examples of the popular drama acted by the Admiral's Men during the Shakespearean era< Less