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The Union of Westminster and Edinburgh Parliaments, 1707

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The motives of the pro- and anti-Union forces in Scotland in the years leading to 1707 are analysed. It is shown that they were mixed, but that trade, security, and material interests all played a ... More


1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken

Iain Mclean and Alistair Mcmillan

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Union of England and Scotland 1707: Darien; succession crisis; trading issues; nature of the treaty. Church establishment in both countries. Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1800–1: United Irishmen ... More


Of the caravel they call the Taviras' for the marvelous thing that Will Be recounted here that God and His Glorious Mother did for these women and for other persons who were involved In this shipwreck.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the year 1519 a caravel bound for these islands left the city and harbor of Santa María de la Antigua del Darién, which is in Tierra Firme on the Gulf of Urabá in the jurisdiction of Castilla del ... More


Of a ship that sank in the Ocean Sea1 three hundred leagues from land; of how all the people on board survived for twelve days in the ship's boat without drinking or eating anything except for two pounds of hardtack.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Other ships of the fleet returned to Spain, among them one whose master was Pedro Fernández Exuero, a native of Palos, Spain, and whose pilot was a certain Antón Calvo, a good man and expert ... More


Scottish Colonial Literature: Writing the Atlantic, 1603-1707

Kirsten Sandrock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474464000
eISBN:
9781474495813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474464000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Scottish Colonial Literature is a comprehensive study of Scottish colonial writing before 1707. It brings together previously dispersed sources to argue for a tradition of Scottish colonial ... More


The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Ben Fisher

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313721
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is a study of aspects of 1890s French literature, with specific reference to the traditions of Symbolism and Decadence. Its main focus is Alfred Jarry, who has proved, perhaps surprisingly, ... More


“Auspicio Regis et Senatus Angliae”: Crisis and Response in Britain after 1688

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Mirroring its predecessor, this chapter follows the political challenges the Company faced in Britain after 1688. As the Company was expanding in fits and starts in Asia, it was increasingly coming ... More


The 1690s: a nation in crisis

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the ‘four disasters’ of the 1690s in Scotland: harvest failure and famine; war, the erection of tariff barriers overseas; Darien – the failed attempt by the Scots to establish a ... More


Urabá: A Sea of Opportunities?

Teo Ballvé

in The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the fraught relationship between Medellín and Urabá, which in its latest iteration involved an elaborate regional planning effort aimed at creating, once and for all, a ... 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


Book Fifty Prolog

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book is a collection of twenty-nine disaster accounts from 1513 to 1548, ending with a discussion in which Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés offers a defense of his entire History against his ... More


Of a ship that was lost on the coast of Tierra Firme: how the Sailors took the Ship's, boat, abandoned the passengers, and were not seen again; how the passengers built a small boat from the Ship's planking; how they reached such a state of starvation that they drew lots to determine who would be eaten; and how the survivors were saved.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1513, a ship left the harbor of Santo Domingo bound for Darién. This was a city a league from the coast of the Gulf of Urabá in the province called Cemaco only recently won by the Christians. The ... More


Buccaneers, Pirates, the Morgan Attack, and the Scottish at Darién

James P. Delgado, Tomás Mendizábal, Frederick H. Hanselmann, and Dominique Rissolo

in The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062877
eISBN:
9780813051826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062877.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 details the various assaults on Panamá by pirates, the sack of Panamá in 1671 by Henry Morgan, the rise of a new Panamá, and the brief Scottish settlement at Darién.


‘Then went forth our Scots’

Craig Lamont

in The Cultural Memory of Georgian Glasgow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474443272
eISBN:
9781474496476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443272.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the story of emigration from Glasgow across the Atlantic. Looking back to the religious persecutions of the seventeenth-century that drove Scots overseas, as well as the Darien ... More


Darien, the Golden Dream

Kirsten Sandrock

in Scottish Colonial Literature: Writing the Atlantic, 1603-1707

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474464000
eISBN:
9781474495813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474464000.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on literary and cultural works dealing with Scotland's attempt to colonize Darien, at the Isthmus of Panama, in the 1690s. It establishes Darien as a central trope in Scottish ... More


Conceptions of Nationhood in the Anglo-Scottish Union Debates of 1707

Stewart J. Brown and Christopher A. Whatley (eds)

in The Union of 1707: New Dimensions: Scottish Historical Review Supplementary Issue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638024
eISBN:
9780748672295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638024.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the death of William, duke of Gloucester, in 1700, a dynastic predicament developed in both Scotland and England, as it became evident that William of Orange's sister-in-law, Anne, would ... More


Introduction

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the livres pairs, a list of books contained in French author Alfred Jarry's novel Gestes et Opinions du docteur Faustroll, ... More


An American Siberia

Anya Zilberstein

in A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on debates about acclimatization, recounting how British officials—particularly in areas that bordered Catholic New France—manipulated perceptions of the regional climate in ... More


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