Kendrick, Susan

Susan Kendrick received her Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Oklahoma. She is currently Associate Professor of English at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas.

Elizabeth I’s Use of Virginity to Enhance Her Sovereignty: Managing the Image of a Sixteenth-Century Queen
2009 0-7734-4705-9
This work demonstrates that earlier Christian perceptions of virginity, once dominant in Catholic England, although suppressed by Protestantism, maintained enough influence to transform an unmated queen with no successor into a divine virgin goddess