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‘Edward Semper Augustus’: E. A. Freeman on Rome, the Papacy, and the Unity of History1

Colm Ó Siochrú

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay explores E. A. Freeman’s conception of the ‘unity of history’. Often presented in ‘Whiggish’ and secular terms, as the development of Roman imperialism into Teutonic liberty and ... More


Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Travis Glasson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beginning in 1701, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) launched one of the earliest and most sustained efforts to Christianize enslaved people in Britain’s colonies. ... More


The Quaker Tribe

ADRIAN DAVIES

in The Quakers in English Society, 1655-1725

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208204
eISBN:
9780191677953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208204.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on a form of tribalism being practised by Friends. Quaker tribalism led to a disregard of worldly customs and associations. ... More


“The Two Great Articles of Faith and Obedience”: Anglican Missionaries and Slavery, 1701–40

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Society’s slave conversion efforts in the colonies between 1701 and 1740. Beginning with Elias Neau’s New York school and soon spreading elsewhere, many SPG missionaries ... More


“A Sett of Possitive Obstinate People”: Missionary Encounters on Codrington Plantation

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Between 1710 and 1838, the SPG owned a Barbados sugar plantation and hundreds of enslaved people. Its donor intended Codrington plantation to fund the creation and maintenance of a college. The ... More


Dialogues Profitable, Delightsome, and Bold

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

in Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

English dialogists valued their chosen genre for its didactic power over the ‘unlearned’. Construed in Horatian terms, dialogues gave readers pleasure alongside instruction and, by exerting power ... More


The making of a Laudian polemicist?

Anthony Milton

in Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064449
eISBN:
9781781700815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the making of Peter Heylyn as a Laudian polemicist, suggesting that he belongs to the Laudians who went through an earlier Calvinist phase. There is little early sign of the ... More


The Stages of Life

Alec Ryrie

in Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the different stages of the Protestant life-course. Childhood was normally neglected as a period of sin and ignorance, but in fact childhood piety was real, and a few memoirs, ... More


Multiconfessional Scotland

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the nature of religious coexistence and competition in Scotland in the years 1687–90. It argues that previous studies of the period have paid too little attention to the rival ... More


Seminary colleges, converts and religious change in post-Reformation England, 1568–1688

Michael Questier

in College Communities Abroad: Education, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784995140
eISBN:
9781526132239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995140.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay will look at one of the principal functions of the seminary colleges founded by English exiles and the place they occupy in debates about what happened to Catholicism in England after the ... More


Political rumours

David Coast

in News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the formation, scrutiny and interpretation of political rumours. It examines the psychological functions these rumours served in explaining otherwise inexplicable events and ... More


Paul

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096860
eISBN:
9781526115072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096860.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘Experience’ became a keyword in the science and history of religion and in Protestant apologetics during the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, allowing Christian teachings that had ... More


English radicalism in the 1650s: the Quaker search for the true knowledge

Catie Gill

in Radical Voices, Radical Ways: Articulating and Disseminating Radicalism in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106193
eISBN:
9781526120793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106193.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is a survey of first generation Quaker attitudes towards unlearnedness. Quakers regarded learning as a demarcation between the godly who relied on inward learning and the ungodly who ... More


Temporal and Spiritual, Pope and Prince, the Right Way Up

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

in All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

These identifications of the community of interest between the ill-intentioned (that is to say, Jesuits and puritans) in turn provided a platform for cases to be made about the right relationship ... More


Siblings and Salvation

Bernard Capp

in The Ties That Bind: Siblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823384
eISBN:
9780191862090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823384.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The Protestant Reformation often created divisions within families as well as in the nation at large, making religion an essential dimension of sibling relationships in this period. The chapter opens ... More


The Pilgrim

Liesbeth Corens

in Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198812432
eISBN:
9780191850264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812432.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the transformation which expatriates deliberately sought. Building on the rich work on sacred space, it adds a temporal dimension. The static, the durable, and the territorial ... More


The Intercessor

Liesbeth Corens

in Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198812432
eISBN:
9780191850264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812432.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter explores questions about assimilation and integration of Catholics in a universal Church through the lens of expatriates’ devotional lives. Their English identity was not a merely ... More


Introduction

Liesbeth Corens

in Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198812432
eISBN:
9780191850264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812432.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The introduction sets out the methodological framework, and expounds the conceptual shift from exile to confessional mobility. Without summarily dismissing ‘exile’, it argues that adopting a wider ... More


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