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War Finance and Fiscal Devolution

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Wars with France made Charles V's government in Brussels dependent on the creditworthiness of the provinces. The provincial states issued long‐term bonds (underline renten), using the capital to pay ... More


Costs and Rewards

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter asks what risks war posed to the nobility and what profits it offered. Captivity and ransom, injury and death were greater threats in the Netherlands, though real enough in England; so ... More


Marshalling the sacred, 1598–1621

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

After Albert and Isabella became Archdukes of the Habsburg Netherlands the fusion of the religious and the political became complete. Piety and political success were very much interwoven.. This lent ... More


The Virgin and the Word

Jan Machielsen

in Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265802
eISBN:
9780191772009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265802.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter sketches two areas of Martin Delrio’s output that have received little notice so far: his Mariology and his biblical exegesis. It argues that alongside the Disquisitiones magicae, the ... More


Prophets and Revolutions

Paul Kléber Monod

in Solomon's Secret Arts: The Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123586
eISBN:
9780300195392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123586.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the suspicion felt by the loyalist public toward practitioners of the occult. Three causes can be cited as reasons for how this fear emerged: first, through the colorful history ... More


Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Doubtful and Dangerous examines the pivotal influence of the succession question on the politics, religion and culture of the post-Armada years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Although the earlier ... More


The earlier Elizabethan succession question revisited

Susan Doran and Paulina Kewes

in Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter provides a unique reappraisal of the earlier Elizabethan succession question. Using a broader range of archival and printed sources than any previous study, it explains the shifts in the ... More


The poetics of succession, 1587–1605: the Stuart claim

Richard A. McCabe

in Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the ways in which James VI and his supporters used his authorial persona to advance his claims to the English throne at a time when open discussion of the succession was ... More


Writing about Debt

in New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Mercantile writing is central to the problematic of representation concerning value that originated with New World gold and expanded throughout the long sixteenth century. In the Indies the quest for ... More


Matter Matters

Elina Gertsman

in Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions through History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802648
eISBN:
9780191840944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802648.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores a late medieval Tuscan reliquary which contains Mary Magdalene’s tooth within the context of the network of feelings and senses bound with the relic’s materiality. In exploring ... More


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