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The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The first edition of this book argued that British history had long caricatured Jacobitism rather than understanding it, and that the Jacobite Risings in fact enjoyed extensive Lowland support and ... More


Scottish Episcopalianism 1560–1900

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Provides an overview of the history of Episcopalianism within Scottish society since its emergence as a religious alternative after the Reformation. It also traces the development of a separate ... More


Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Gordon Pentland and Michael Davis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Few scholars can claim to have shaped the historical study of the long eighteenth century more profoundly than Professor H. T. Dickinson, who, until his retirement in 2006, held the Sir Richard Lodge ... More


‘I was a kind of an Historian’: The Productions of History in Defoe’s Colonel Jack

Katherine A. Armstrong

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that in Colonel Jack Defoe offers two competing models of the relationship between society and the individual, or history and historical persons. The first, a more conventional ... More


Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

James J. Coleman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

At a time when the Union between Scotland and England is once again under the spotlight, Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland examines the way in which Scotland’s national heroes were ... More


Introduction

Pat Rogers

in Johnson and Boswell: The Transit of Caledonia

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182597
eISBN:
9780191673832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182597.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book describes Johnson and Boswell's journey to the Hebrides and Western Islands of Scotland in 1773. The theme of this book could also be defined in terms of Johnson and Boswell's place within ... More


Jacobites and Patriots: Johnson and Savage

Christine Gerrard

in The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129820
eISBN:
9780191671869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129820.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

By 1742, Robert Walpole had gone, only to be replaced by ‘politics as usual’, a Whig party reshuffle which in time came to include previous Patriot Whigs who abandoned their commitment to ... More


The Year Before Robinson Crusoe:: Intellectual Controversies and Experiments in Fiction

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0051
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

During 1717 and 1718, Daniel Defoe responded to a number of important events in a manner that reveals a deepening of moral and ethical views. He never doubted the evils of Jacobitism or the benefits ... More


Seditious Words, Subversive Laughter: Popular Jacobitism in Hanoverian England

Nicholas Rogers

in Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Jacobitism emerged out of a world of oaths, portents, riddles, revels, and anniversaries, in an often carnivalesque atmosphere of seditious laughter and ritual inversion. Profanity and blasphemy were ... More


Political Conflict and Change

Glanmor Williams

in The Foundations of Modern Wales: Wales 1642-1780

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852786
eISBN:
9780191670565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852786.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the political incorporation of England and Wales which granted the Welsh full privileges of English citizenship and untold economic blessings. It also discusses the changes and ... More


Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Andrew Mansfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Andrew Michael Ramsay (1686-1743) was a Scottish Jacobite émigré who spent most of his adult life in France. His political works predominantly relied on a mixture of British and French doctrines to ... More


Ramsay and his associations

Andrew Mansfield

in Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In this chapter biographical details of Andrew Michael Ramsay’s life are sketched while outlining his significant relationships. It charts his journey from Scotland to France on a search for ... More


A mythical conversation: an Essay and a Vie1

Andrew Mansfield

in Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the first phase of Ramsay’s political works: the Essay de Politique (1719), Essay philosophique sur le gouvernement civil (1721) and the Vie de Fénelon (1723). It shows how ... More


Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Joseph Hone

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is the first detailed study of the final Stuart succession crisis. It demonstrates for the first time the centrality of debates about royal succession to the literature and political ... More


Nine: Union in the balance, union accomplished

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers the immediate impact of the Union, and its failure to deliver what was promised. The nature of post-Union patriotism and anti-Unionism are explored. The basis of support in ... More


Scottish History: The Power of the Past

Edward J Cowan and Richard J Finlay

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614196
eISBN:
9780748653317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614196.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the power of the past upon the present. It shows how generations of Scots have exploited and reshaped history to meet the needs of a series of presents, from the conquest of the ... More


Union: The Religious and Political Background, 1689–1706

Jeffrey Stephen

in Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the religious and political background preceding the Anglo-Scottish union. It explores two key constitutional documents which provided the foundation of the Revolution ... More


Jacobites in the Localities, 1745–60

Murray Pittock

in The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter addresses the question of Jacobites in the localities, seeking to take into account the important contribution of Chris Whatley and Bob Harris, whose work on the primary sources ... More


British Histories and Scottish Myths

Murray Pittock

in The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses British histories and Scottish myths. It notes that this book is the second edition of the Myth of the Jacobite Clans which extended the base primary documentary evidence to ... More


“Fidelity to Christ and to the Protestant Succession”: Benjamin Colman and the Protestant Interest

Thomas S. Kidd

in The Protestant Interest: New England After Puritanism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104219
eISBN:
9780300128406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104219.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Benjamin Colman, who became the most recognized pastor in Boston during the early eighteenth century. Though his leadership was bitterly contested at the founding of his ... More


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