General note: "The chapters in this book were all given in sessions on "Region and Religion" at the conference on "Lancastrian Shakespeare" at Hoghton Tower and the University of Lancaster in July 1999" - p. 31. Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Bare ruined choirs : remembering Catholicism in Shakespeare's England / Eamon Duffy - Shakespeare's Jesuit schoolmasters / Peter Milward - Jesuit drama in early modern England / Robert S. Miola - Richard Verstegan and Catholic resistance : the encoding of antiquarianism and love / Donna B. Hamilton - Cartilines and Machiavels : reading Catholic resistance in 3 Henry VI / Randall Martin - "This Papist and his poet" :Shakespeare's Lancastrian kings and Robert Parsons's Conference about the next succession / Jean-Christophe Mayer - Catholic exiles in Flanders and As you like it, or, what if you don't like it at all / Carol Enos - UkBU. Requiem for a prince : rites of memory in Hamlet / Gerard Kilroy - Richard Topcliffe : Elizabeth's enforcer and the representation of power in King Lear / Frank Brownlow - Learned pate and golden fool : a Jesuit source for Timon of Athens / Sonja Fielitz- UkBU. Cymbeline and the sleep of faith / Margaret Jones-Davies - Shakespeare and Catholicism / Arthur F. Marotti - The cultural politics of Maybe / Gary Taylor UkBU.