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A Hound of God: Pierre de la Palud and the Fourteenth-Century Church

Jean Dunbabin

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222910
eISBN:
9780191678523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222910.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Pierre de la Palud was a friar of aristocratic birth who was appointed Patriarch of Jerusalem in 1329. This biography follows the course of his eventful life, and exploits his copious writings to ... More


Honours and Prerogatives

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Honour was itself measurable by the honours that one had either inherited or had conferred by a superior. Ideally, honours should be commensurate with honour, so that ‘reputation is finally ... More


The Game Laws

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the passage of game laws in medieval England. The original assumption in the enactment of game law was that husbandsmen and artificers used hunting parties as a cover for ... More


The Purlieu Men and the Ancient Constitution

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the issue of lawful and unlawful hunting in medieval England in the case of the purlieu men. It explains that Tudor monarchs had respected the rights of purlieu men and ... More


The Illusion of Decline

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Part III explores the effect of the new monarchy on parliament's standing as an institution. Chapter 7 debates the character of Henry VII's relationship with parliament. It first discusses why the ... More


England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640–1642

David Cressy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237630
eISBN:
9780191696756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237630.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book deals with the collapse of the government of Charles I, the disintegration of the Church of England, and the accompanying cultural panic that led to civil war. Focused on the years 1640 to ... More


The Magical Power of Signs

Stuart Clark

in Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The problem of the efficacy of signs was also another ‘prerogative instance’; it raised all the usual doubts about the differentia of natural, preternatural, and supernatural causes, and it impinged ... More


Conclusion

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Before his election, Stanislaw August defined the aims he was to pursue: a hereditary throne, the modest expansion, or at least the retention of the royal prerogative, majority voting in the Seym, an ... More


The Murder of Andrew of Hungary and the Making of a Neapolitan She-Wolf

Elizabeth Casteen

in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453861
eISBN:
9781501701009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453861.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter details the events surrounding the murder of Andrew of Hungary (b. 1328), husband of Johanna of Naples. On the morning of September 19, 1345, Andrew was found suffocated and strangled, ... More


Gold-Eating Monsters: Military Independence and the Prerogative of Supreme Command

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the supreme prerogative system (tōsui-ken) and how it secured the independence of the Japanese armed forces from any civilian institution apart from the imperial throne. In ... More


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