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‘A carefull father for this poore realm’

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers contemporary perceptions of William Cecil and his relationship with Ireland. Described by some as the ‘careful father’ of the kingdom of Ireland, and yet resented by some in ... More


Epilogue

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the shape of women's history in relation to the larger society over the course of the early modern era. It addresses the most significant forces for change in women's lives. ... More


Popular Speech

Adam Fox

in Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500–1700

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251032
eISBN:
9780191698019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251032.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the patterns of popular speech in 16th- and 17th-century England. There were numerous varieties of English in use in early modern England. English was enormously enriched and ... More


The Historical Imagination

Adam Fox

in Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500–1700

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251032
eISBN:
9780191698019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251032.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the historical perceptions of the repertoire of stories and songs which concerned the past in the 16th- and 17th-century England. Different social groups and communities ... More


Perceptions of the Metropolis in Seventeenth-Century England

PAUL SLACK

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines contemporary perceptions of the birth of a metropolis in seventeenth-century English history. It analyses overt public ... More


Definitions of Space

R. A. Houston

in Social Change in the Age of Enlightenment: Edinburgh 1660–1760

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204381
eISBN:
9780191676222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204381.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

In Edinburgh, the people were bound together by tangible and intangible links, which included physical proximity and common privileges. Its geographical area was both united and divided by ... More


The Battle for Merry England

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter talks about the tendency of Elizabethans and Jacobeans to view the past as a golden age of prosperity and harmony as examined by Sir Keith Thomas in 1983 at London University under the ... More


The self-representation and self-perception of William Fuller (1670–1733)

Tobias B. Hug

in Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter provides a micro-historical analysis of William Fuller, who, during his lifetime, assumed several different elite roles, and analyses how Fuller represented himself and his surroundings, ... More


Managing Through Perception

Norman Jones

in Governing by Virtue: Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199593606
eISBN:
9780191779121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593606.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Burghley and Elizabeth were highly aware of the importance of perceptions of the common good. They were key in earning cooperation from the magisterial classes. Consequently, news and information ... More


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