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The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Michael Brown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is the story of the pivotal period in Scottish history between 1214 and 1371. The century and a half between the death of King William the Lion and the accession of the Stewarts witnessed major ... More


The Intensification of Amalric's Diplomatic Efforts

Jonathan Phillips

in Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205401
eISBN:
9780191676611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205401.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the intensification of Amalric's diplomatic efforts. In the spring of 1169, an assembly met in Jerusalem to discuss the danger posed by Nur ad-Din's capture of Egypt. William ... More


Lanfranc and King William I

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Like most leading churchmen of his time, Lanfranc favoured strong kings who provided peace and justice in a violent world, not least for churches, monks, and all grades of clergy. During the ... More


The Last Years

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Lanfranc allegedly wished to die of some dysentery or fever, because these illnesses neither disturb the memory nor impair speech. His wish was fulfilled: he died of a fever, postponing medication ... More


Market Harborough

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Uncle William was a town identity and had assisted in re-establishing the local grammar school. William excelled there, and at age ten was sent to undertake the maximum number of papers for the ... More


Monetary Policy King John and Measure for Measure

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Two of Shakespeare's political plays, King John and Measure for Measure, use the minting of the sovereign's portrait upon the coin to define the political problem of reproduction. For King John, the ... More


Lanfranc and the Gregorian Papacy

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Lanfranc's loyal and collaborative service of King William I of England in both ecclesiastical and temporal affairs stands in contrast to the coolness and distance that he showed towards the great ... More


The Ordering of the English Church

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The effects of Lanfranc's reordering of the English church as Archbishop of Canterbury were profound and lasting. With the support of King William, Lanfranc sought to revive the spiritual authority ... More


The Last of the Stuarts

David Cressy

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter shows the difficulty of policing popular sentiments from the reign of James II to the time of Queen Anne. The thirty years from the Duke of Monmouth's rebellion in 1685 to the Jacobite ... More


Alexander II

Michael Brown

in The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The new king of Scots in 1214 was a red-haired youth of sixteen years. Even in an age when adulthood began early, Alexander was young to rule. However, there was no question of a regency government ... More


Representation, Politics, and Law in the Assassination Plot

Rachel Weil

in A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Assassination Plot of 1696, which can be defined narrowly or broadly. Narrowly, it was a plan to ambush King William in a narrow lane between Richmond and Brentford as he ... More


King and Kingdom

Michael Brown

in The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Late on the evening of Thursday, 4 December 1214, King William of Scotland died at Stirling. On the afternoon of Friday, 5 December, William's son Alexander, a youth of sixteen was crowned king. In a ... More


‘The Most Neglected if Not Opprest State in Europe’? Confrontations and the Search for Compromise, 1700–5

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/9780748616855.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that Scotland’s economic problems of the 1690s ran on into the early years of the eighteenth century. There was a widespread recognition of the country’s difficulties, although ... More


From Northern Virginia to the Peninsula: 8 January–1 May 1862

Graham T. Dozier

in A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618746
eISBN:
9781469618760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618746.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents the letters written by Thomas Henry Carter to his wife Susan between January 8 and May 1, 1862. In these letters, Carter talks about how and his men of the King William ... More


Oh, Brother! 1932

Michael G. Ankerich

in Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136905
eISBN:
9780813141381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mae Murray’s battle with her brother and sister-in-law, William and Ann King, and details about her relationship with her family are explored. The chapter also touches on Murray’s marital problems ... More


Winter Quarters: 20 January–25 June 1863

Graham T. Dozier

in A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618746
eISBN:
9781469618760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents the letters written by Thomas Henry Carter to his wife Susan between January 20 and June 25, 1863. In these letters, Carter talks about how the opposing armies settled into ... More


Irish Enlightenment, Human Societies, and Human Bodies

Ian Campbell

in Renaissance humanism and ethnicity before race: The Irish and the English in the seventeenth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088360
eISBN:
9781781706022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088360.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter six explains how orthodox and indeed actively conservative members of the Irish and English elites began to turn away from Aristotelianism in the later seventeenth century. In particular ... More


Awful Magnificence: Infamy, Mortality, and Armchair Spectacles

Amy K. DeFalco Lippert

in Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190268978
eISBN:
9780190877026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268978.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

The emergence of the infamous celebrity—the famous criminal—coincided with the development of modern criminology, print culture, rapid urbanization, and visual technologies that provided authorities ... More


Epilogue

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes how little of Jan Tzatzoe's life is publicly known, even though he helped build King William's Town. This is in contrast to John Brownlee, who was canonized as town father with ... More


Matter, God, and Nonsense: Berkeley’s Polemic against the Freethinkers in the

Kenneth L. Pearce

in Berkeley's Three Dialogues: New Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198755685
eISBN:
9780191816833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755685.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the Preface to the Three Dialogues, Berkeley says that one of his main aims is to refute the freethinkers. Puzzlingly, however, we are then treated to a dialogue between two Christians in which ... More


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