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Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Suzanne F. Cawsey

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, the Crown of Aragon in Spain was a rapidly expanding and powerful political unit with an original form of representative government. Throughout this ... More


Epilogue

T. N. Bisson

in The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202363
eISBN:
9780191675294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202363.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. History played her customary tricks on the Crown of Aragon. It kept alive the memory of a golden age while allowing people to forget ... More


Conclusion

Robert Colls

in Identity of England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. The idea that Crown-in-Parliament adequately represents the nation no longer holds true. The idea that the state stands for a homogeneous nation is ... More


Introduction

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The fundamental and long-established distinction between public and private law on the Continent developed from Ulpian's distinction in Justinian's Digest, and is thus ancient in origin. This ... More


Conclusion: The Common Law as Mechanism of Governance

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume II: The Middle Colonies and the Carolinas, 1660-1730

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937752
eISBN:
9780199301539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937752.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The English Crown had turned to the common law and its lawyers when the Crown's financial straits had left it with neither an army nor a bureaucracy to govern its North American empire. Prior to ... More


Ideas of Empire 1763–1776: The ‘Old’ Empire

P. J. MARSHALL

in The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The British Empire before the Seven Years War – hence the ‘old’ empire of the chapter's title – was a miscellaneous collection of colonies and settlements loosely attached to Britain. The American ... More


The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Maurice Sunkin and Sebastian Payne (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores the nature of the Crown in its legal and political context. Here the term The Crown is being used, not as a direct reference to the Queen but, as a reference to the central power ... More


Standing Accused: The Organization and Practices of Criminal Defence Lawyers in Britain

Mike McConville, Jacqueline Hodgson, Lee Bridges, and Anita Pavlovic

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258681
eISBN:
9780191681851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258681.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal cases are commonly seen as a fight between adversaries of equal strength: the intrusive power of the State versus skilled defence lawyers advocating their clients' cause. The reality, ... More


The Demands of the Crown

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/9780199257775.003.01
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the different areas in which the Crown made demands upon the City. The most obvious demand was for financial help, but the Crown also sought military aid from the city and ... More


The Needs of the City

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/9780199257775.003.02
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the privileges and support which the citizens of London sought from the Crown in the period 1200-1500. In particular, the Londoners were anxious to secure self-government, ... More


The Three Images of the King

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at three images of kingship in the Crown of Aragon in Spain during the medieval period. The first illustrates the contractual nature of the relationship between the king and his ... More


The Future King: Literacy and Royal Education in Rhetoric

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

King Sancho IV of Castile (1284-1295) advised his son, the future King Fernando IV (1295-1312), that a king's power consisted of three things: the first was his word; the second his pen; and the ... More


Royal Speeches and Authorship

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Amongst the remarkable medieval archives of the Crown of Aragon in Barcelona, Spain, which to a considerable extent owe their preservation to the careful measures of King Pedro IV, there survives a ... More


Usurpant officia sacerdotii: Royal Sermons

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Alvarus Pelagius, bishop of Silves, writing between 1341 and 1344 on the sins of kings, included the weighty accusation that ‘they usurp the priestly office, by using incense and by preaching’. He ... More


Pedro IV and his Sons: The Apotheosis of Royal Preaching

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It was with the Infant Pere's nephew and rival, King Pedro IV, and his son Martin I, that royal preaching in Aragon reached its apogee. Full texts of three of Pedro IV's sermons survive, and more or ... More


Mythologies of State

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

All the main themes of Aragonese political thought can be found clearly set out in royal speeches: the role of providence in history; the legitimacy of the House of Aragon, and the gradual shift from ... More


‘The word of the king is full of power’: Kingship and Propaganda in Peace and War

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

While the kings of Aragon could use their speeches to enhance and develop a political mythology, their arguments could only retain credibility if they corresponded to their audiences' accepted ... More


The Ceremonial of an Occasion: Royal Speeches and the Cortes

Suzanne F. Cawsey

in Kingship and Propaganda: Royal Eloquence and the Crown of Aragon c.1200-1450

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251858
eISBN:
9780191719073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251858.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the ceremonies and organisation of the cortes in medieval Aragon and how these could be used to great political effect. It returns to the three images mentioned earlier: King ... More


Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Geoffrey Marshall

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In Britain and other commonwealth countries, it is convention rather than law that determines many crucial questions of government behavior. This timely volume examines these major conventions and ... More


Towns, Trade and Society After the Great Rebellion

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0027
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the changes in politics, social life, and trade in north India after the Rebellion of 1857. It explains that after the rebellion the Crown government began to take a more active ... More


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