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The Limits of Taxation and the Politics of Representation

WILLIAM J. ASHWORTH

in Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the protests unleashed by the decision of the Earl of Bute, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Francis Dashwood, to seek revenue via an Act designed to ... More


The Merchant and Parliament

PERRY GAUCI

in The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter studies four key themes. Firstly it analyses the mercantile influence at Westminster of the election of overseas traders to the House of Commons between 1660 and 1754. More significant ... More


Locality, Polity and the Politics of Counsel: Royal and Urban Councils in England, 1420–1429

Eliza Hartrich

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians have tended to examine royal and municipal councils in later medieval England as fundamentally incongruous institutions: the former an advisory body of a political character, and the ... More


Gentleman impostors

Tobias B. Hug

in Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on gentleman impostors and people who attempted to realise a noble life in order to make up for their imaginary or lost world. It analyses literary representations of gentlemen ... More


The self-representation and self-perception of William Fuller (1670–1733)

Tobias B. Hug

in Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter provides a micro-historical analysis of William Fuller, who, during his lifetime, assumed several different elite roles, and analyses how Fuller represented himself and his surroundings, ... More


Depicting Virtue and Majesty

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the virtue and majesty of Charles I in England. The image of Charles has passed into history as a visual representation, of a king powerfully present on the canvases of Anthony ... More


Children in Pictures and Monuments

in Children Remembered: Responses to Untimely Death in the Past

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781846310218
eISBN:
9781781380482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310218.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines twenty paintings, mostly of children, sometimes of family groups or a single parent and child, executed between the 1520s and 1901 by Europeans or Americans. It attempts to link ... More


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