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The Irish Insurrection of 1641

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Irish insurrection of 1641. It identifies the differences between the historical experience of Ireland with that of England and Scotland. It argues that the ‘three kingdoms’ ... More


‘The Rattling of Dry Bones’: Seceders and Covenanters

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with the history of the Seceding and Covenanting Sects of Presbyterianism in Ireland during the 18th century. It examines their distinctive teachings, their organizational ... More


Caroline Covenants: Scotland, 1636–1640

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The flashpoint for the Wars of the Three Kingdoms was Scotland, where debates on ecclesiology and law generated attacks on the ecclesiastical supremacy of Crown and bishops. Debates on ecclesiology ... More


A Blessed Union? Anglo-Scottish Relations before the Covenant

Keith Brown

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a summary on the Anglo-Scottish relations before the Covenant. It specifically addresses the medieval inheritance of Anglo-Scottish relations. Undoubtedly, the ... More


Boyhood at Ninewells

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In all that idyllic countryside of the Merse, there is no lovelier situation than the estate of Ninewells. The house itself stands on a bluff some 80 feet above the rushing waters of the Whiteadder. ... More


Introduction

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of Ulster Presbyterians in the emergence of republicanism in Ireland. This book reconstructs the fissiparous ... More


Scottish flowering: turbulence or Enlightenment?

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Walter Scott did not invent the historical novel, yet his Scottish novels showed the possibilities inherent in this type of fiction. Well-versed in earlier French fiction, German historical drama, ... More


Founding Sins: How a Group of Antislavery Radicals Fought to Put Christ into the Constitution

Joseph S. Moore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190269241
eISBN:
9780190269272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The United States was not founded as a Christian nation, since slavery was in the Constitution but Jesus was not. The Covenanters, America’s first Christian nationalists and earliest abolitionists, ... More


Counsel and Covenant: Aristocratic Conciliarism and the Scottish Revolution

Roger A. Mason

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter seeks to recover the ways in which the Scottish nobility of the 1630s viewed their relationship with the king and how, when and with what ideological consequences that relationship was ... More


Councils, Counsel and the Seventeenth-Century Composite State

Jacqueline Rose

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores how the lack of a fully developed system of British councils contributed to friction in the seventeenth-century dynastic union. British councils were occasionally mooted, ... More


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