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Irish Religious Developments in a British and European Context

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter brings the main themes and arguments of the book together, and sets them in the context of religious developments in other parts of the British Isles and mainland Europe. It shows how ... More


Miracles and Murders: An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads

Mary-Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266199
eISBN:
9780191851483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266199.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book offers an introduction to one of the most fascinating and little-known song traditions in Europe, the Breton gwerz or ballad. These narrative songs, collected in Western Brittany from the ... More


The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Susan Groag Bell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Like a particularly good detective story, this richly textured book follows tantalizing clues in its hunt for a group of missing artistic masterpieces. It opens a new window on the lives of ... More


Bretons in Conquest of a Former Colony: French Catholic Missionaries in Haiti, 1860–1915

Philippe Delisle

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

Revolution in France and Saint-Domingue, coupled with the creation of an independent Haiti in 1804, put in jeopardy the work that Catholic missionaries had done over the course of the eighteenth ... More


Customs and Excise Reform and the Royal Domain: The Memoirs of the Second and Third Divisions

John Hardman

in Overture to Revolution: The 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585779
eISBN:
9780191595325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585779.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter considers reform measures which Calonne trusted would be dealt with quickly as the king was merely ‘conferring benefits’ not increasing taxes. However measures such as the gabelle (salt ... More


Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Christopher H. Johnson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the fortunes of three French families in the municipality of Vannes, in Brittany—Galles, Jollivet, and Le Ridant—who rose to prominence in publishing, law, the military, public ... More


Bretons, Bards, and Buffoons

John Saward

in Perfect Fools: Folly for Christ's Sake in Catholic and Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132307
eISBN:
9780191670046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132307.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, mystics frequently emerged among racial and cultural minorities, and in the France of this period many of the centres of spirituality appeared at the ... More


The Impact of the Declaration of 1738: Nantes, La Rochelle, and Paris

Sue Peabody

in ‘There Are No Slaves in France’: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Régime

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101980
eISBN:
9780199854448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101980.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The impact of the Declaration of December 15, 1738 is presented in this chapter. It was discussed that when masters neglected to complete the required formalities, such as registration of their ... More


Latin Learning in Wales, c. 400–1100 1

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Latin learning was mainly sustained in Wales by the firm expectation that a church community should have a teacher as one of its office‐holders. After c. 700 such teachers had to instruct monolingual ... More


Introduction: The Lands of the Britons

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter considers the different senses of ‘Britain’. ‘the Britons’, ‘the Welsh’, and ‘Cymry’ in the early medieval period. It also surveys the lands that remained British up to c. 600. These ... More


Britain, 350–550

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

A narrative is provided stretching from the period immediately before the great attacks on Britain in the 360s up to the great Justinianic plague of the 540s. This is the period which saw the end of ... More


Introduction

Mary-Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel

in Miracles and Murders: An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266199
eISBN:
9780191851483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266199.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The Introduction offers a comprehensive account of the Breton gwerz or narrative song tradition. It situates the discovery of the tradition in the context of a broader European Romantic revival of ... More


The Ballads

Mary-Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel

in Miracles and Murders: An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266199
eISBN:
9780191851483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266199.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This section comprises a selection of thirty-five Breton ballads, presented in the original Breton with English translations. Each ballad text is followed by a short analysis giving, where possible, ... More


Anne of Brittany's “Cite Des Dames”

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Margaret of Austria's connection to Christine de Pizan, her writings, and the creation of a set of the Book of the City of Ladies tapestries in Flanders. At the same time, the ... More


The “Citie of Ladies” at the English Court

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses several pressing questions about the tapestries found in Princess Elizabeth's garderobe. It answers how and why they were acquired, and what happened to them after the ... More


Brittany from Union to 1945

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0024
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the history of Brittany from union to 1945. In 1532, only a few years before the union of England and Wales, the political independence of the descendants of the Celtic emigrants ... More


The Celtic-Speaking Peoples from 1945 to the Present

Bernhard Maier

in The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.003.0025
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the definition of Celtic countries. It suggests that Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany may all be termed ‘Celtic’; this is due less to the overarching ... More


The Nephew’s Tale: Arthur of Brittany and the Collapse of Angevin Power

Richard Huscroft

in Tales From the Long Twelfth Century: The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300187250
eISBN:
9780300187281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187250.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter tells the story of Arthur, son of Geoffrey of Brittany and nephew of King Richard I. Arthur of Brittany was a king of England who might have been. After Richard I's death, there was ... More


Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book compares the politics, policies, and polity-building dynamics of devolution in Wales and decentralisation in the French region of Brittany. Empirically, it draws conclusions from in-depth ... More


Where Did Soldiers Come From?

Adrian R. Bell, Anne Curry, Andy King, and David Simpkin

in The Soldier in Later Medieval England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680825
eISBN:
9780191761003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680825.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

This chapter examines the geographical origins of Hundred Years War soldiers more systematically. First it examines whether military recruitment occurred across the whole of England and Wales, and ... More


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