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France to England

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author describes his arrival at Nantz, France, and his travel to England. At Nantz, a French town, the poor people who dealt in every commodity approached him and his group and offered different ... More


The Hospital and the English Crown, 1509–1540

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the changing relationship between the Hospital and Henry VIII and his ministers. It is stated that this was generally positive until the fall of Rhodes in 1522, although the ... More


The Last Years

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Lanfranc allegedly wished to die of some dysentery or fever, because these illnesses neither disturb the memory nor impair speech. His wish was fulfilled: he died of a fever, postponing medication ... 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


1437–1461 The Duke of Buckingham and the Rule of the North Midlands

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Although the Duke of Buckingham enjoyed the exercise of his local authority, his efforts to establish a coherent affinity and to extend his rule across Staffordshire and into Derbyshire were ... More


The sea as a dynamic and hybrid landscape

Robert Van de Noort

in North Sea Archaeologies: A Maritime Biography, 10,000 BC - AD 1500

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199566204
eISBN:
9780191917844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199566204.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Since the last glacial maximum, some 22,000 years ago, the North Sea basin has undergone many transformational changes. Largely covered by ice at the beginning of the ... More


Edge

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents three films that deal with homelessness and migration: Qu’ils reposent en révolte (Sylvain George, 2011) about migrants in Calais; Au bord du monde/On the Edge of the World ... More


Sylvain George’s Minor Mode, or Cinema at the Margins of its Fragile Community

Anna-Louise Milne

in France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941787
eISBN:
9781789623239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941787.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the ‘minor’ subjectivity of Sylvain George’s film-work, drawing on Deleuze and Guattari’s notion of minor literature and Henri Michaux’s ‘left-handed’ poetics. It claims that ... More


1888–1889 “I Have Lost the Liking for Writing Comic Opera”

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Popular

Arthur Sullivan left for the south of France, crossing over from Calais on a “special” boat with the Prince of Wales and Reuben Sassoon. After supper with the prince in Calais, Sullivan and Sassoon ... More


The Testery: breaking Hitler’s most secret code

Jerry Roberts

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

I joined the Intelligence Corps in autumn 1941. At that time few people were allowed into the Mansion at Bletchley Park, the nerve centre. I was fortunate ... More


Introduction: the sea is ‘good to think’

Robert Van de Noort

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199566204
eISBN:
9780191917844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199566204.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The locale of nearly all archaeological research is land. Whether one studies landscapes, excavates sites such as monuments, cemeteries or settlements, or analyses ... More


Migration regimes and border controls: the crisis in Europe

Sue Clayton and Katie Willis

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the diversity of migration regimes with reference to unaccompanied child migrants to reveal how they are forced to navigate complex legal systems, and the regulatory frameworks ... More


Security is no accident: considering safe(r) spaces in the transnational Migrant Solidarity camps of Calais1

Claire English

in Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the theory and organisational practices of ensuring ‘safety’ for those participating in transnational migrant solidarity collectives. It uses ethnographic materials gained from ... More


The Mastermind

Sally Harvey

in Domesday: Book of Judgement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199669783
eISBN:
9780191757501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669783.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Even though Domesday itself is largely impersonal, there are people in Domesday who invite consideration. This chapter uses Domesday Book and other sources to consider whether there was a single ... More


Chacun À Son Tour

Stuart Carroll

in Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter first describes the attack on and fall of Calais, and the role of the Guise brothers. It then details the marriage of the dauphin, Francis, to Mary Stuart; the power that control of the ... More


Mars and Mercury (1557–1560)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses Churchyard’s return to combat during the final years of the Habsburg–Valois wars. It details how Churchyard served in the English-held Calais Pale and Boulonnais, and how he ... More


From the Battle of Poitiers to the Treaty of Brétigny-Calais: Administrative and Diplomatic Practice in England and at the Papal Curia

Barbara Bombi

in Anglo-Papal Relations in the Early Fourteenth Century: A Study in Medieval Diplomacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198729150
eISBN:
9780191795879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198729150.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the period between the battle of Poitiers (19 September 1356), when the English defeated the French army and managed to capture the French king, John II, and the ratification ... More


Mercantile Politics and the Ascendancy of Networks, c. 1435–50

Eliza Hartrich

in Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844426
eISBN:
9780191879975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844426.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Over the 1430s and 1440s, a subtle but important shift occurred in the nature of urban political agency. In 1413–35, the dramatis personae in the theatre of the English urban political sector were ... More


The Urban Sector and the Beginning of the Wars of the Roses, 1450–61

Eliza Hartrich

in Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844426
eISBN:
9780191879975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844426.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Typically, periods of political crisis in medieval England—such as the Barons’ War of the 1250s and 1260s or the troubles of Edward II’s reign—brought towns and their residents to the forefront of ... More


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