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Correspondence and Points of Contact

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/9780199697151.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers Cecil's correspondence and his principal points of contact in the kingdom of Ireland, and questions the received interpretation both that Cecil was a major player in the ... More


The origins of the crisis

Steven G. Ellis

in Tudor Frontiers and Noble Power: The Making of the British State

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201335
eISBN:
9780191674853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201335.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the interactions between royal policies, court faction, and local politics in two regions which led to the downfall of Dacre and Kildare. The year 1534 is usually seen by Tudor ... More


‘The unfortunate whose kingdom is not of this world’1 – political impostures

Tobias B. Hug

in Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on political impostors, or people who assumed the identity of a royal personage in order to achieve either a personal goal or that of a political faction, in early modern ... More


Managing Up and Managing Down

Norman Jones

in Governing by Virtue: Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199593606
eISBN:
9780191779121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593606.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

In a hierarchical society in which honor and power flowed from the Queen, Burghley and his colleagues had to manage up to Elizabeth, laterally to people of their own status, and down to their ... More


A Crisis of Lordship: Yorkist Meath and Northumberland

Steven G. Ellis

in Defending English Ground: War and Peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460–1542

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199696291
eISBN:
9780191799945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696291.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The absence of the shires’ traditional ruling magnates to organize defence after 1460 created a crisis of lordship as Henry VI’s government collapsed in feud and factions and Edward IV struggled to ... More


‘The Decay of the Borders’: Early Tudor Northumberland

Steven G. Ellis

in Defending English Ground: War and Peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460–1542

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199696291
eISBN:
9780191799945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696291.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

Arrangements for the rule and defence of Northumberland were far less successful. Castles and towers destroyed by Scots in war were left unrepaired, although new towers were built. Henry Tudor ... More


Plots, Pamphlets, and Plays, or the Return of Plot Talk and the Tragicomic Fate of Dr Lopez

Peter Lake

in Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Unmasking and publicizing Catholic plots remained the standard way to respond to the libels. Initially the Lopez investigation revealed novel divisions between the earl of Essex and the Cecils, but ... More


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