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Liturgical Reform during the Restoration: The Untold Story

John M. Hintermaier

in Scottish Liturgical Traditions and Religious Politics: From Reformers to Jacobites, 1560-1764

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474483056
eISBN:
9781399502153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474483056.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the efforts at liturgical reform during the 1660s and 1670s and demonstrates that influential Episcopalians had come to see liturgical worship as an essential feature of church ... More


The Irish Insurrection of 1641

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Irish insurrection of 1641. It identifies the differences between the historical experience of Ireland with that of England and Scotland. It argues that the ‘three kingdoms’ ... More


‘The Rattling of Dry Bones’: Seceders and Covenanters

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with the history of the Seceding and Covenanting Sects of Presbyterianism in Ireland during the 18th century. It examines their distinctive teachings, their organizational ... More


Caroline Covenants: Scotland, 1636–1640

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The flashpoint for the Wars of the Three Kingdoms was Scotland, where debates on ecclesiology and law generated attacks on the ecclesiastical supremacy of Crown and bishops. Debates on ecclesiology ... More


A Blessed Union? Anglo-Scottish Relations before the Covenant

Keith Brown

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a summary on the Anglo-Scottish relations before the Covenant. It specifically addresses the medieval inheritance of Anglo-Scottish relations. Undoubtedly, the ... More


Introduction

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of Ulster Presbyterians in the emergence of republicanism in Ireland. This book reconstructs the fissiparous ... More


Boyhood at Ninewells

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In all that idyllic countryside of the Merse, there is no lovelier situation than the estate of Ninewells. The house itself stands on a bluff some 80 feet above the rushing waters of the Whiteadder. ... More


Scottish flowering: turbulence or Enlightenment?

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Walter Scott did not invent the historical novel, yet his Scottish novels showed the possibilities inherent in this type of fiction. Well-versed in earlier French fiction, German historical drama, ... More


Counsel and Covenant: Aristocratic Conciliarism and the Scottish Revolution

Roger A. Mason

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter seeks to recover the ways in which the Scottish nobility of the 1630s viewed their relationship with the king and how, when and with what ideological consequences that relationship was ... More


Councils, Counsel and the Seventeenth-Century Composite State

Jacqueline Rose

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores how the lack of a fully developed system of British councils contributed to friction in the seventeenth-century dynastic union. British councils were occasionally mooted, ... More


Founding Sins: How a Group of Antislavery Radicals Fought to Put Christ into the Constitution

Joseph S. Moore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190269241
eISBN:
9780190269272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The United States was not founded as a Christian nation, since slavery was in the Constitution but Jesus was not. The Covenanters, America’s first Christian nationalists and earliest abolitionists, ... More


Peace, at a Price

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0021
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Charles Louis signed the Peace of Westphalia, consenting to a partial restitution, the one result Elizabeth had tried to prevent all these years. Charles Stuart authorised James Graham, 1st Marquess ... More


Seditious memories in Scotland and Ireland

Edward Legon

in Revolution remembered: Seditious memories after the British civil wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124654
eISBN:
9781526144652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124654.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter uses the methodology of previous chapters to illustrate and explain comparable sentiment in Scotland and Ireland. In Scotland, men and women are shown to have remained sympathetic to the ... More


‘So necessarie and charitable a worke’: welfare, identity and Scottish prisoners-sof-war in England, 1650–55

Chris R. Langley

in Battle-scarred: Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124807
eISBN:
9781526138675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124807.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how the leadership of the Kirk of Scotland organised charitable collections for soldiers imprisoned in Tynemouth Castle and Durham after the Battle of Dunbar in September 1650. ... More


That Olde-Time Religion

Sylvia D. Hoffert

in Jane Grey Swisshelm: An Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828816
eISBN:
9781469603612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875889_hoffert.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Throughout her adult life, Jane Grey Swisshelm was profoundly influenced by her religious heritage. This chapter discusses the influence of religion in general and Covenanter Presbyterianism in ... More


Richard Baxter

Simon Burton

in Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096860
eISBN:
9781526115072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096860.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Covenanter Martyrs of the later seventeenth century were national heroes in nineteenth-century Scotland, yet their commemoration was fraught with risk. Whether through civic events, the marking ... More


Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Laura A. M. Stewart

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718444
eISBN:
9780191787720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718444.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The English revolution is amongst the most intensely debated periods in history. Parallel events in Scotland have never attracted the same degree of interest. This book argues for a new ... More


‘But what if the Queen should die?’: Defoe, the Dissenters, and the Succession

W. R. Owens

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 discusses Daniel Defoe’s writings on Dissent and the Succession during the last years of Queen Anne and the opening years of the reign of George I. His relationship with his Dissenting ... More


‘Ane Uniformitie in Doctrine and good Order’: The Scottish Universities in the Age of the Covenant, 1638–1649

Steven J. Reid

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the involvement of the Covenanters in higher education in the decade after the promulgation of the National Covenant. It first examines the extant evidence relating to the ... More


A Faded Sun and a Wider World

Philip Jenkins

in Climate, Catastrophe, and Faith: How Changes in Climate Drive Religious Upheaval

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197506219
eISBN:
9780197506387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506219.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The period from 1675 through the end of the century constituted one of the very coldest and most ruinous periods of that Little Ice Age. Most writing on the so-called General Crisis of the ... More


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