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Military and naval expeditions of the 1620s

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Jacobean Peace — which followed James VI and I’s accession to the English throne and the end of the Anglo-Spanish war — was characterized by the official pursuit of diplomacy rather than war in ... More


Cadiz or Calais?

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

As Sir Thomas Baskerville's ships straggled home in the late spring of 1596 from their sorry failure against Panama at the despatching end of ‘the King of Spain's treasure from the Indies’, a far ... More


The Sack of Cadiz

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the end, Queen Elizabeth I of England was persuaded to relent and allow the expedition to sail under the command of Lord Admiral Charles Howard and the Earl of Essex. The English troops were all ... More


The Aftermath of Cadiz

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The first reports to reach England about the actions of the Cadiz expedition had raised high hopes. On July 18 off Dover eight or nine Dutch merchantmen, that had got away from San Lucar on June 24 ... More


The Parting of the Ways

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Upon his return, the Earl of Essex met with much friendly sympathy from his fellow Councillors and peers, including Lord Admiral Charles Howard, as well as almost undiminished adulation from the ... More


A Journey to the End of the World

Andrew Fear

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter looks at pilgrimage to the temple of Melqart–Herakles at Cadiz in Southern Spain. The temple, whose rites remained firmly Punic throughout its existence, drew a large number of ... More


The Seven Ships

James A. Lewis

in The Spanish Convoy of 1750: Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033587
eISBN:
9780813038629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033587.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

They gathered in Havana that summer, the seven ships that made up the 1750 Spanish flota. While their schedules and routes to Cuba were individual, they all shared a common purpose: to complete their ... More


Columbus and La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of Christopher Columbus's departure from Cadiz in 1493 on his second voyage to America. A jubilant affair, it stood in stark contrast to the sailing of his first ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Popper

in Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226675008
eISBN:
9780226675022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675022.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines notes on the life of Sir Walter Ralegh, and discusses how he wrote “History of the World.” He rushed to publish his work in 1614. The Introduction talks about the impact of his ... More


Triangulating the Atlantic: Blanco White, Arriaza, and the London Debate over “Spain”

Pedro García-Caro

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Challenging the epic nationalist academic framework built around tropes of national origins, colonial emancipation, and independence, this study looks at the early articulation of alternate ... More


Negro Tomás and the Trader

Lisa Surwillo

in Monsters by Trade: Slave Traffickers in Modern Spanish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804788793
eISBN:
9780804791830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788793.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter proposes a new understanding of how a Spanish readership learned to empathize with an enslaved population overseas. Years before Harriet Beecher Stowe’s abolitionist novel changed the ... More


The Formation of the Federal Republic

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explains how Mexico, utilizing the institutions established by the Constitution of Cádiz, formed a federal republic in 1824. The Mexican Constitution of 1824 was based on the Hispanic ... More


Four Ships and Their Fortunes

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides case studies of the working life of four merchant vessels from different points in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Diamond (1634-1640); Cadiz-Merchant (1675-1684); ... More


Separation

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the efforts of novohispano autonomists to achieve home rule either through the creation of autonomous kingdoms in America ruled by the king or Spanish princes under the ... More


“All of the Horses Are in the Possession of the Indians”

Lisbeth Haas

in Saints and Citizens: Indigenous Histories of Colonial Missions and Mexican California

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276468
eISBN:
9780520956742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276468.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After 1821 indigenous people became equal before the law in Mexico; the government mandated that the term indio be replaced by citizen. A government representative arrived in California and announced ... More


The Band and Social Disorder

Samuel Llano

in Discordant Notes: Marginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199392469
eISBN:
9780199392490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199392469.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses how the privatization of social aid from the 1850s allowed the San Bernardino band to make certain choices about the events it played at. This asset would backfire in the long ... More


Ariadne’s Thread: Navigating Postcolonial Spanish America’s Labyrinth through Constitution Building in New Granada (1809–1812)

Francisco A. Ortega

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

A sense of optimism prevailed among broad sectors of revolutionaries during the period of the first republic (1810–1816) in New Granada, present-day Colombia. It was an optimism that saw in the ... More


Democracy in Spain: An Ever-Expanding Ideal

Javier Fernández-Sebastián and Gonzalo Capellán de Miguel

in Re-Imagining Democracy in the Mediterranean, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198798163
eISBN:
9780191839382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798163.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

Spanish traditions of mixed monarchy were revived in the face of Napoleonic occupation, and later championed by opponents of restored autocracy. Discussions of ‘democracy’ as an option for modern ... More


Liberalism and War, 1805–1814

Mónica Ricketts

in Who Should Rule?: Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190494889
eISBN:
9780190494919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494889.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Latin American History

The French invasion offered unprecedented opportunities for men of letters. Napoleon held the Spanish monarch in France thus creating an unprecedented vaccum of power in Spain. While people rose and ... More


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