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The Submission of Irish Kings in Fact and Fiction

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses possible allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish customs relating to hospitality and submission to an overlord, with particular reference to Brian ... More


Wales and the Welsh

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The history of Wales during the medieval period is the subject of this book. It behooves one, therefore, at the outset, to ask two fundamental questions: what was Wales? and how meaningful is it to ... More


Newman: St Neot and St Patrick, 1843–46

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Arguing against conventional assumptions, this chapter suggests that far from being a sign of his intellectual immaturity and weakness, Froude’s encounter with Newman through the hagiographical ... More


The Arrival of the Control Room 1919–1975

Chris A. Williams

in Police control systems in Britain, 1775–1975: From parish constable to national computer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719084294
eISBN:
9781781707975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084294.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the 1930s real-time control of police using telephones and wireless telegraphy was introduced as much to patrol the expanding suburbs as to respond to serious crime. It was backed by Home ... More


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