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Edwards, Gangraena, and Presbyterian Mobilization

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter stresses the importance of Edwards’s Gangraena in the mobilization of zealous Presbyterian campaigns against Parliament’s proposals for church government in 1646-7. It looks especially ... More


In Search of Common Ground

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late 1930s, many individuals and organizations argued that a defining feature of American life was the ability of people of diverse origins to live together harmoniously. Such assessments were ... More


‘Like a Universal Leprosie Overspread this Whole Kingdom’ City and Provinces in Gangraena

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter demonstrates how Edwards’s place as a lecturer in Christ Church, in the heart of revolutionary London, enabled him to produce Gangraena. His links with London Presbyterian clergy, with ... More


The Three Kingdoms

David Brown

in Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000.00009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Atlantic oligarchy reacted in a coordinated way to the upheavals which engulfed Scotland, Ireland and finally England, 1638–42. It made the financial arrangements that ended the Bishops’ Wars ... More


‘After-Birth-Inscriptions’:1 Historical Disputes and the Great Fire of London

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the close association of Catholics with fire and the firing of cities. It looks particularly at the resonant memory of the 1666 Great Fire. The chapter considers the Monument ... More


The Adventure for Irish land

David Brown

in Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000.00010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 3 demonstrates for the first time that the Adventure for Irish land, a suggestion of Richard Boyle, earl of Cork, was instigated and funded by the small circle of radical peers, politicians ... More


The City Courts

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines in detail the various courts or assemblies where the business of governing the city was undertaken. The courts ranged from meetings of householders in the twenty-four wards, to ... More


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