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The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1615, the Directors of the East India Company saw only two roles that women might play in India—either they would encumber what the Company was about or they could be spiritual emotional supports ... More


Boys and Girls Together (1970–90)

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

John Grady would tell friends that he had always dreamed of having one job—music director of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Whether or not that was strictly true, most of his ... More


The Trash Twin of Fifth Avenue (1990–97)

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Almost as quickly as the news of John Grady's death was spreading through the ranks of choir members by phone, Monsignor Dalla Villa was sitting down to an emergency meeting ... More


For the First Time(s) in Cathedral History (1998– )

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Whatever had befallen the music department of St. Patrick's Cathedral, its members could point with pride to the fact that their music had been led by a succession of only six ... More


An ‘Extreamlie Unkind’ Decision

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

in The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

William Keeling’s effort to bring his wife, Anne, with him on the Twelfth Voyage in 1615 presented the East India Company with a dilemma about allowing women in the Indies. Feeling that ‘a curse ... More


Prologue: Reopening the Case

Christopher Hilliard

in The Littlehampton Libels: A Miscarriage of Justice and a Mystery about Words in 1920s England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198799658
eISBN:
9780191839849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799658.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The prologue introduces the reader to the early phases of the case by relating the responses of senior government lawyers to what they suspected was a miscarriage of justice. Rose Gooding had twice ... More


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