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Lordship, Kingship, and Empire: The Idea of Monarchy 1400-1525 (The Carlyle Lectures 1988)

J. H. Burns

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202066
eISBN:
9780191675133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202066.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a study of the ideology of monarchy in late medieval Europe. In the 15th and early 16th centuries, European monarchies faced a series of crises and conflicts, which gave rise to intense ... More


The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Helen Castor

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In 1399 Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Lancaster, seized the throne of England to become Henry IV. From 1399, therefore, the Lancastrian King — unlike their royal predecessors — commanded not only the ... More


Ireland from Colonisation to Emancipation

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0018
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The modern history of the Celts begins with the gradual incorporation of the Celtic-speaking regions of western Europe into the orbit of the expanding English and French monarchies. The loss of ... More


Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Matthew L. Holford and Keith J. Stringer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the organisation of power and society in north-east England over two crucial centuries in the emergence of the English ‘state’. England is usually regarded as medieval Europe's ... More


Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

David Cressy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book, filled with insults through the ages, is the full history of scurrilous political speech. Giving a voice to those gossips, rumourmongers and traitors, usually left out of history, this ... More


1553

Cathy Shrank

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0039
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses developments in the publishing trade in 1553. The year 1553 was unusual in English history, encompassing the reign of three monarchs: Edward VI died on 6 July; his cousin, Lady ... More


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