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Conclusion

David Lemmings

in Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221555
eISBN:
9780191678431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the condition and development of barristers and the Inns of Court in England during the period from 1860 to 1730. During the later ... More


Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Lawrence Stone

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Despite the infamous divorce of Henry VIII in 1529, subsequent moral, political, and religious attitudes ensured that until 1857, England was the only Protestant country with virtually no facilities ... More


Law

Brian P. Levack

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The 17th century was a difficult time for the faculty of law at Oxford. Hostility towards civil law, coupled with bleak employment prospects for graduates in law, threatened the future of legal ... More


Introduction

David Lemmings

in Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221555
eISBN:
9780191678431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the barristers and the Inns of Court in England during the period from 1860 to 1730. This book shows how the relationship ... More


Formal and Informal Legal Education

David Lemmings

in Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221555
eISBN:
9780191678431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces the chronology of events related to the efforts to revive formal lectures and learning exercises as part of the legal educational program of the Inns of Court in England during ... More


The Demeaning of Charles I: Hugh Pyne's Dangerous Words

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Few kings were so prickly about their honour, or more insistent on the dignity of kingship, than Charles I. Few monarchs had so extravagant a sense of their supremacy, yet such an unsure command of ... More


Learning and the Arts

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The demand for formal education remained relatively restricted in Wales. Long periods of apprenticeship and training were used to acquire skills and experiences for peasants, craftsmen and labourers. ... More


An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

J. Sears McGee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804785464
eISBN:
9780804794282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785464.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is the first biography of Sir Simonds D’Ewes, an English country gentleman, lawyer, Puritan, historian and antiquarian who lived from 1602-1650. He left the most extensive archive of personal ... More


Law and power

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new men knew how to use the law to pursue their own interests as well as the king’s. They hired talented lawyers to handle their business and deftly chose different courts for different kinds of ... More


Caitiffs and villains of simple birth

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The central role played in Henry VII’s government by low-born lawyers, financial officials, and household men was recognized by contemporaries and has been stressed by historians. Yet, with a few ... More


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