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Lording it Over the Players

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The main instruments of change in the years when the playing companies were first securing a foothold in London were the companies themselves, ... 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 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


The Cadiz Expedition Gets Away

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/9780198204435.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Queen Elizabeth I's remarked to the Duke of Bouillon that she would have diverted the Earl of Essex and Charles Howard with their army to France had it not been for the outcry this would have caused. ... More


Hunsdon’s/Chamberlain’s/King’s Men, 1594–1608

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Henry Carey was evidently a supporter of plays and playing throughout his life. He worked closely with his son-in-law, Charles Howard, putting ... 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 Yeti: The Abominable Snowman

Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero

in Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153201
eISBN:
9780231526814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153201.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the Yeti of the Himalayas. The name Yeti is the mispronunciation of the Sherpa name for the creature, Yeh-teh (animal of rocky places), or possibly a derivation of Meh-teh ... More


Cubes

Mark Blacklock

in The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension: Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198755487
eISBN:
9780191816680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755487.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 4 focuses on the work of Charles Howard Hinton, author of the first Scientific Romances and the least well-known yet most influential theorist of higher space of the late nineteenth century. ... More


The Laws of Thought

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 16 tells the story of George Boole, his wife Mary Everest Boole, and their five daughters. Boole was largely self-taught and was appointed the first Professor of Mathematics at Queen’s ... More


Free Love in Many Dimensions

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Higher dimensions were explored by mathematicians Bernhard Riemann and Ludwig Schläfli in the middle years of the nineteenth century. Charles Howard Hinton was the key figure to popularize the notion ... More


The Bride Stripped Bare

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Hinton’s writing on higher dimensions influenced artists as well as writers. Chapter 19 looks at how higher-dimensional geometry influenced the development of the visual arts in the twentieth ... More


Into the Fourth Dimension

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Hinton used the hypercube, or tesseract, to explain four-dimensional geometry. Chapter 18 takes a detailed look at the hypercube and shows how its geometry can be understood through its ... More


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