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Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Andrew Burrows and Alan Rodger (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Peter Birks, who was Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of All Souls College. Widely known as one of the ... More


John Lloyd Ackrill 1921–2007

Lindsay Judson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Lloyd Ackrill (1921–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, had a powerful and far-reaching influence on the way ancient philosophy is done in the English-speaking world and beyond. In his first ... More


Clarendon: History, Religion, Politics

Blair Worden

in God's Instruments: Political Conduct in the England of Oliver Cromwell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570492
eISBN:
9780191739347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570492.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, was the foremost royalist statesman of his age and the writer of the most influential book on English history ever written, his ‘History of the Rebellion’ through ... More


Writing religious identities in Bedford: Exemplary lives in historical perspective

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Though John Bunyan maintained a critical distance from what he took to be a conventionalized story form, his Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners became the paradigmatic Protestant conversion ... More


Introduction

Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the Cape Fear River as many rivers with many seasons. In the course of more than four centuries, it has been called the Sapona, Rio Jordan, the Charles, the Clarendon, the ... More


The Covenant with God in Hobbes's Leviathan

Edwin Curley

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hobbes's Christian critics attacked Leviathan both for affirming and for denying the possibility of a covenant between God and man. Filmer attacked Hobbes for affirming that possibility. Clarendon ... More


Reform

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

Of all the 19th-century Royal Commissions of inquiry and subsequent reforms of established English institutions such as the army, civil service, and universities, the oddest by far concerned public ... More


Charles’s First Dutch War, 1664–1667

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the events that occurred prior to the first war with the Dutch. The reason for this war may be attributed to the moves and attitudes Clarendon and Downing showed while at the ... More


Conclusions

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The flight of Clarendon has traditionally been regarded as the first major dividing-line in the history of the restored monarchy, around which the King began to take new advisers and so to choose ... More


Recriminations: Viceroy’s Memorandum and Bishops’ Memorial

DONAL A. KERR

in ‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By May 1847, the second and most disastrous year of the Famine, with its horrendous death-toll, was over. The failure and death of Daniel O'Connell and the feeling of helplessness in the country when ... More


The School and the Schools Commissions

PETER HINCHLIFF

in Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: A Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263869
eISBN:
9780191682667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter explores what being the headmaster did to and for Temple himself. The most important source for discovering what Rugby was like when ... More


Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning and College Life

Robert Fox and Graeme Gooday (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567929
eISBN:
9780191718328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567929.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book offers a new interpretation of pre-war physics at the University of Oxford, which was far more dynamic than most historians and physicists have been prepared to believe. It explains, on the ... More


Robert Bellamy Clifton and the ‘Depressing Inheritance’ of the Clarendon Laboratory, 1877–1919

Graeme Gooday

in Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning and College Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567929
eISBN:
9780191718328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567929.003.03
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The account of the early Clarendon laboratory offered in Chapter 2 shows that Robert Clifton's early career in Oxford up to 1877 was relatively dynamic, and marked by optimism for future development ... More


The Lindemann Era

Jack Morrell

in Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning and College Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567929
eISBN:
9780191718328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567929.003.07
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

In 1919 Frederick Lindemann assumed the chair of experimental philosophy and responsibility for the Clarendon Laboratory. He had high ambitions: to launch and nurture high-quality research; to raise ... More


Judging a Pioneer

AW Brian Simpson

in Reflections on 'The Concept of Law'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693320
eISBN:
9780191731983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693320.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

It is generally agreed that Hart's The Concept of Law ranks as a ‘classic’ contribution to analytical jurisprudence, whatever that is supposed to mean. There have been dissenting voices, but they ... More


Discipline, Punishment, and Responsibility

Nicola Lacey

in A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202775
eISBN:
9780191705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on H. L. A. Hart's successful career, which had reached its pinnacle with a remarkable list of achievements behind him, and at this point he was still a decade away from the ... More


The Clarendon Connection

BERNARD RUDDEN

in The New River: A Legal History

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254973
eISBN:
9780191681547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Among the manuscript sources for the work in this book, the bulkiest coverage is that of the relations between the company and the Backhouse, Clarendon, and Lloyd families. The disputes lasted well ... More


Laws Regulating Publication, Speech, and Performance, 1660–1673

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Licensing and the regulation of publications were reinforced to assist in the transition back to monarchy. The 1662 Licensing Act limited the number of printers and booksellers and required that ... More


Thomas May and the Fall of English Liberty

Edward Paleit

in War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter Six is devoted to Thomas May’s engagements with Lucan of the late 1620s, with particular reference to his translation (published 1626 to 1627) and The Tragedy of Cleopatra (published 1639, ... More


The Voices of Religion

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Although Charles II had promised religious tolerance in the Declaration of Breda, during the opening decade of the Restoration multiple laws known as the Clarendon Code were passed, restricting ... More


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