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Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Elaine Chalus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the gendered nature of politics and political life in 18th-century England by focusing on the political involvement of female members of the political elite. The book challenges ... More


Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

John Miller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In this period party conflict, exacerbated by religious divisions, became a normal part of English life. It affected elections, parliamentary and municipal, and distorted civic celebrations, which ... More


‘True English Genius’: Patriots and Patriot Clubs in Ireland

Bob Harris

in Politics and the Nation: Britain in the Mid-Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246939
eISBN:
9780191714566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246939.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores developments in Irish politics in the mid-18th century. The main focus is on how the money bill crisis worked to politicise Protestant public opinion in Ireland, and in so doing ... More


The Rage of Party, 1700–1714

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A series of events in 1700-1 brought issues dividing Whig from Tory to the centre of the political stage. Parliamentary elections were increasingly fought along party lines. The level of partisanship ... More


The Triumph of the Whigs? 1714–1722

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Following their victory in the general election of 1715, the Whigs consolidated their hold on power. Tories were excluded from office and Whig politicians used government patronage to establish a ... More


‘Up to the Ears in Electioneering’ 1

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines women's involvement during and after election campaigns. It argues that when election fever hit, it would have been very difficult for women of the political elite to remain ... More


Representation

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/9780199573837.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Part II examines parliament from the subjects' perspective. Chapter 4 addresses representation in parliament by studying the composition and membership of the two houses. It discusses the Lords ... More


Uncertainty and Unity: 1689–1702

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the more surprising gap in the historiography of the 1690s remains the fate of the corporations in the aftermath of the regulatory policies of the later Stuarts. The Glorious Revolution has ... More


The Townshend Triumph: 1702–22

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter sets out to examine the successful establishment of a parliamentary interest in an urban constituency. Yarmouth, in common with the vast majority of the country's leading towns, ... More


Party Politics and Power: The Verneys and the Temples

Susan E. Whyman

in Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250233
eISBN:
9780191697906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250233.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter shows how John and his rivals, the Temples, took part in partisan politics, which increasingly impinged upon family and community relationships. By integrating his city and country ... More


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