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Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

Keith Jeffery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239672
eISBN:
9780191719493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson, an Irishman who in June 1922 was assassinated on his doorstep in London by Irish republicans, was one of the most controversial British soldiers of that age. Before ... More


European War and ‘Universal Peace’

Glenn Richardson

in The Field of Cloth of Gold

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300148862
eISBN:
9780300160390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148862.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter first describes the accession and monarchy of King Henry VIII and King Francis I. It then details the events leading up to the 1518 Treaty of London and the subsequent Anglo-French ... More


An Irish Opportunist in Paris: Dr Piers de Girardin

Jacques M. Gres-Gayer

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on cleric Dr Patrick Piers de Girardin's life and contributions to the interpretation of Christianity. Piers's system was quite extraordinary, since it envisioned no less than a ... More


The Arsenal of Democracy: Aircraft Supply and the Evolution of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1938-1942

Gavin J. Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647477
eISBN:
9780748693801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through a series of case studies, this book reveals new details of how Britain used American aircraft and integrates this with broader British statecraft and strategy. It challenges conceptions that ... More


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