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Introduction

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beggary was seen as a threat to society on a number of fronts, yet, the practices of mendicancy and alms-giving were also framed by a universal sense of Christian obligation amongst all classes of ... More


Measuring Begging and Alms-Giving

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Attempts to measure the extent of beggary and the amount doled out in alms to mendicants was part of a desire among the ‘respectable’ middling classes to understand the ‘problem’ of mendicancy. ... More


Begging and Alms-Giving: Perceptions and Motivations

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Perceptions of begging and beggars were not universally shared in pre-Famine Ireland. Fears of the spread of disease and frustration at the inconvenience caused by beggars coloured many hostile ... More


Roman Catholic Approaches to Begging and Alms-Giving

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses distinctions in how Catholic teachings on charity and good works were understood by Catholics and Protestants, with both sides perceiving disparate moral consequences for both ... More


Protestant Approaches to Begging and Alms-Giving

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the disparate views and responses towards beggary and alms-giving within Irish Protestantism. The significant role played by evangelicalism in framing approaches towards ... More


Conclusion

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Contemporary discourse on the poor and on beggary was beset with the difficulties of defining just who and what was being discussed. Definitions of begging and vagrancy were imprecise, shifting and ... More


Bright Voice of Praise: An Old English Poet-Patron Theme

Heather Maring

in Signs That Sing: Hybrid Poetics in Old English Verse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054469
eISBN:
9780813053202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054469.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 5 is the second of three chapters focused on oral-literate idioms, this time introducing a new theme—called “poet-patron”—and charting its written oral-connected versions and oral-literate ... More


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