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Loyalty and Betrayal

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter confronts the problem of conferring meaning on the violence of armed conflict – is it crime, or is it war? – and addresses the questions of treason and loyalty that arose during the ... More


Chaucerian Conflict: Languages of Antagonism in Late Fourteenth-Century London

Marion Turner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207893
eISBN:
9780191709142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207893.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the textual environment of London in the 1380s and 1390s, revealing a language of betrayal, surveillance, slander, treason, rebellion, flawed idealism, and corrupted compaignyes. ... More


The Propagandist: Part 2

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses three major polemical works by Morison. It provides the first sustained discussion of the Comfortable Consolation, which was written to celebrate the birth of Prince Edward, ... More


<i>Dikaios</i>: Rejecting Statecraft

C. Kavin Rowe

in World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In light of the findings of Chapter 2, this chapter argues that the culturally destabilizing character of the Christian mission entails the potential for outsiders to construe Christianity as ... More


Securing the State, the Institutions of Government, and Maintaining Public Order

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of offences against the state, government, and its institutions, covering, sedition, treason, and secrets. It then turns to offences against public order, ... More


An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Culture

Crystal Parikh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230426
eISBN:
9780823235070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230426.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book investigates the theme and tropes of betrayal and treason in Asian American and Chicano/Latino literary and cultural narratives. In considering betrayal from an ethical perspective, one ... More


Obligations

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter asks how war exercised and developed the mutual obligations of princes and peoples. Individuals' obligations to contribute to the defence of the realm through military service and ... More


The Politics of Magnate Power: England and Wales 1389-1413

Alastair Dunn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263103
eISBN:
9780191718786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263103.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book re-appraises the events surrounding the fall of King Richard II of England and the establishment of the Lancastrian regime. It does so by charting the shifting balance of power between the ... More


The Essex rising of 1601

Alexandra Gajda

in The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Essex rising of 8 February 1601, and introduces the themes that structure the rest of the book. A narrative explains the context of the events that led to the earl’s protest ... More


Henry VIII's great matter

Alexandra da Costa

in Reforming Printing: Syon Abbey's Defence of Orthodoxy 1525-1534

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653560
eISBN:
9780191742026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653560.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that Syon's attention was drawn away from evangelical debate in the early 1530s by Henry VIII's increasingly forceful claim to ecclesiastical supremacy. It questions whether ... More


‘A carefull father for this poore realm’

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers contemporary perceptions of William Cecil and his relationship with Ireland. Described by some as the ‘careful father’ of the kingdom of Ireland, and yet resented by some in ... More


The Treason Trials Act of 1696: The Advent of Defense Counsel

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In criminal prosecutions for high treason, the crown was always represented by counsel, but the rule against defense counsel prevented the defendants from having a lawyer. In the decade preceding the ... More


Priest, Politician, Collaborator: Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia

James Mace Ward

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449888
eISBN:
9780801468131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449888.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers a biography of the Catholic priest and Slovak nationalist Jozef Tiso (1887–1947). The first president of an independent Slovakia, established as a satellite of Nazi Germany, Tiso was ... More


Tyranny and Treason: Early Tragedies

SWAPAN CHAKRAVORTY

in Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182665
eISBN:
9780191673856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182665.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Apart from Edward Archer’s dubious attribution to Tourneur, there is no external evidence against Thomas Middleton’s authorship of The Revenger’s ... More


The Buck Stops Where?

Andrew Pettinger

in The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601745
eISBN:
9780191741524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601745.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a political explanation for Agrippa’s abdicatio. A combination of crises in AD 5 and 6 led to popular anger at the government’s inability to manage. Revolutionary pamphlets spread ... More


The Judas kiss: Treason and betrayal in six modern Irish novels

Gerry Smyth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088537
eISBN:
9781781708835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088537.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that modern Irish history encompasses a deep-seated fear of betrayal, and that this fear has been especially prevalent throughout Irish society since the revolutionary period at the ... 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


Chapter 8

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Two charges were laid against Aaron Burr by Thomas Jefferson in the winter of 1806–7: planning an expedition against the possessions of Spain, and treason. The term “filibuster”, meaning overland ... More


Chapter 22

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thomas Jefferson's charges against the character of Aaron Burr were to be placed before judge and jury in a courtroom in Richmond, Virginia, in March and April 1807. Three of Jefferson's Virginian ... More


The Road to Separation

Edwin S. Gaustad

in Benjamin Franklin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305357
eISBN:
9780199850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305357.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the decade from 1765 to 1775, Benjamin Franklin had to contend with both Parliament and the king. By 1765, Franklin explained as carefully and coolly as possible why Americans should not be ... More


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