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Parish, community and social relations in Cobham

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the Parish community and social relations in Cobham. The parish of Cobham, where the Digger movement had its origins, was a large, irregularly shaped parish of a little under ... More


Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

John Gurney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at a time of ... More


Gerrard Winstanley

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the life of Gerrard Winstanley, who was an active Digger. Gerrard Winstanley was 34 when he arrived in Cobham, and 39 when he led the Diggers on to St George's Hill. Winstanley ... More


Oldcastle <i>redivivus</i>

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on Sir John Oldcastle, part I, a play that was clearly written to respond to, indeed, in some sense, to refute, Shakespeare's version of Falstaff in his original persona as Sir ... More


Anglican Theologies of Nature in a Post-Darwinian Era

in Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481180
eISBN:
9780226481173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481173.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the works of Anglican clergymen considered as popularizers of science in Victorian England. These include Charles Alexander Johns, Francis Orpen Morris, Thomas W. Webb, Ebenezer ... More


Augmentations

Richard Dutton

in Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198777748
eISBN:
9780191823169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and The Merry Wives of Windsor all show a similar progression from a shorter, less satisfactory first-published version to a longer, more accomplished version (for Hamlet, ... More


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