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Popular Culture, 1600–1914

Sean Connolly and Andrew R. Holmes

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Popular culture is a term that covers a wide range of human activity. From the early modern period onwards there was a progressive withdrawal of elite support for sports and pastimes, extending also ... More


Hobby-Horse and Horn Dance

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Every May Day, two hobby-horses dance their way through the Cornish coastal town of Padstow, representing different halves of the community. For 12 hours they move around separate circuits, each led ... More


Candlemas

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, at once a festival of Christ and of his mother, was installed upon February 2. It took a long time to develop and its origins are obscure. It is first ... More


Holy Week

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins of Holy Week. For medieval clergy and congregations in Britain, the first clear sign that Lent was drawing to a close came upon Palm Sunday, the fifth in the fast, ... More


Rogationtide and Pentecost

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

By the year 305, the Catholic Church in the western Roman empire had started to celebrate an annual commemoration of Pentecost, the inspiration of Christ's apostles by the Holy Ghost. Before the end ... More


Civility and Civil Observances in the Early Modern English Funeral

RALPH HOULBROOKE

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the idea of civility with particular reference to aspects of funerals in early modern England that were not in the strictest ... More


Observation and Participation

in Political Communication and Political Culture in England, 1558-1688

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783620
eISBN:
9780804784580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783620.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter addresses several aspects of political culture involving personal experience or personal observation that imparted or reaffirmed political values and commemorated events of political ... More


Catholic Collectivism at Home and Abroad during the Famine Period

Kyle Hughes and Donald M. MacRaild

in Ribbon Societies in Nineteenth-Century Ireland and its Diaspora: The Persistence of Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941350
eISBN:
9781789629286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941350.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the emergence of new forms of Ribbonism in the 1840s and early 1850s, assessing their originality as well as their strong continuities with previous forms of both organized ... More


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