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Cheshire, 1665–1669

Noel Malcolm

in John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564843
eISBN:
9780191713750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564843.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter chronicles the life of John Pell in Cheshire from 1665 to 1669. London's worst-ever episode of bubonic plague, which killed roughly one quarter of the city's population, prompted Pell to ... More


Cheshire and Wales

Philip Morgan

in Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the relations between Cheshire and Wales. It argues that historical accounts of Cheshire being besieged by the Welsh are less often the product of repeated experiences than ... More


Crime and punishment

Jack Copeland

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/9780198747826.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1952 Turing was arrested and tried for being gay. The court convicted him and sentenced him to chemical castration. It was disgraceful treatment by the ... More


Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to revisit the county study as a way into understanding the dynamics of the English civil war during the 1640s. It explores gentry culture and the extent to which early Stuart Cheshire ... More


Contempt, Racism, and Civility's Limits

Macalester Bell

in Hard Feelings: The Moral Psychology of Contempt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199794140
eISBN:
9780199332625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794140.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers an account of contempt’s role in antiblack racism. It is argued that the best way to answer the racist’s inapt contempt is by responding with apt counter-contempt. Using ... More


Migration and Urbanization in North-West England: A Reassessment of the Role of Towns in the Migration Process

Colin G.Pooley and Jean Turnbull

in Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578.009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses the role of towns within the British migration system of north-west England from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Analysis is based on the collected residential ... More


The Cheese and the Words: Popular Political Culture and Participatory Democracy in the Early American Republic

Jeffrey L. Pasley

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Berkshire County in Cheshire, Massachusetts is a community of Baptists and supporters of Democratic Republicans. To demonstrate their political statement, the women of Cheshire prepared a four ... More


The Courtown Land Agents and Transnational Estate Management, 1850–1900

Rachel Murphy

in The Land Agent: 1700-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438865
eISBN:
9781474449809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438865.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The nature of estate agencies across the four nations during the nineteenth century varied depending on the size and location of the estate, and the financial situation of the landlord. In short, ... More


Crime and punishment

Jack Copeland

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/9780198747826.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1952 Turing was arrested and tried for being gay. The court convicted him and sentenced him to chemical castration. It was disgraceful treatment by the nation that he had done so much to save. ... More


Jessie Stephenson's Manchester and Hannah Mitchell's Oldham Road

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Manchester remained the suffrage city. All the main suffrage organizations ~ NUWSS, WSPU, WFL and Men's League ~ were well represented. Luckily Jessie Stephenson's typescript autobiography offers a ... More


Contextuality and Kochen–Specker Phenomena

Helmut Rauch and Samuel A. Werner

in Neutron Interferometry 2nd Edn: Lessons in Experimental Quantum Mechanics, Wave-Particle Duality, and Entanglement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712510
eISBN:
9780191780813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712510.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Quantum contextuality is a more general concept than entanglement and describes correlations between different degrees of freedom. Related experiments deal with the entanglement of the neutron beam ... More


Integrity and the Case for Restraint

Christie Hartley

in Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190683023
eISBN:
9780190683061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683023.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the concern that exclusive accounts of public reason threaten or undermine the integrity of some religiously oriented citizens in democratic societies. It discusses various ... More


The Double Occupancy Problem

Nikk Effingham

in Time Travel: Probability and Impossibility

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198842507
eISBN:
9780191878480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842507.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Imagine a time machine travels back in time in the same way it persists into the future (i.e. by persisting backwards). For instance, this is how time machines move through time in H.G. Wells’s The ... More


The culture of the Cheshire gentleman

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

in Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426.00009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the sense of identity associated with a sense of belonging to the ‘imagined community’ of Cheshire. It also investigates what it meant to be a country gentleman in this period, ... More


The governance of the shire

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

in Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426.00010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter investigates the principles that shaped the service of the ‘public man’ in early Stuart Cheshire and the ways in which this influenced local government. It also explores the archetype of ... More


Cheshire politics in the 1620s and 1630s

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

in Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426.00013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the interaction of local and central government during the period, focusing especially on the impact of the crown’s fiscal demands, such as the forced loan and ship money. It ... More


The search for the centre as partisan enterprise?

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

in Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426.00018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the emergence of the middle group in Cheshire politics in the spring and summer of 1641, opposed to Sir Thomas Aston’s pro-episcopacy petition, but then prepared to work with ... More


Cheshire and the outbreak of civil war

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

in Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426.00019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the growing partisanship in Cheshire politics from the outbreak of the Irish Rebellion in October 1641 to the king’s visit to Chester that forced many to choose sides in ... More


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