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Standing armies in the Three Kingdoms

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Restoration settlement which placed Charles II on his throne allowed the king a small defensive military establishment consisting of guards and garrisons. But since it could not deploy a field ... More


Shaping Public Opinion: Narrating National Events, Spreading the News, and Taking Sides

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/9780191849572.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Upon the Restoration, several events of national importance occurred that were narrated and performed to shape public opinion, including the trials and executions of the regicides, the London plague, ... More


Ships and Shipbuilders in the Eighteenth Century

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the developments in shipbuilding and the evolving role of shipbuilders across England over the course of the eighteenth century. Like the previous chapter it often compares ... More


War and the Shipping Industry

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the financial impact of war on British shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It attempts to discern the number of merchant ship losses during the ... More


The Government and the Shipping Industry

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the level of involvement of the British government in mercantile shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It provides the history behind the 1651 Navigation Act ... More


The Dutch Republic: English and Scottish Dissenters in Dutch Exile, c.1575–1688

Cory Cotter

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter explores the cross-cultural connections of a community of English and Scottish exiles who fled to the Dutch Republic, c.1575–1688. Among them were Pilgrims and Puritans, ... More


Shipping and Trade

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the demand for trade in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through analysis of statistics that reflected the value of commodities. It examines the demand for tonnage; ... More


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