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The Passage from Peacetime to Rebellion, 1763–1775

Sheldon S. Cohen

in Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034331
eISBN:
9780813038322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034331.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

After the end of the French and Indian War, Sarah and Abraham Whipple, along with their two daughters, were able to settle into their Providence community. The wartime efforts of Abraham Whipple had ... 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


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