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1430–1450 The Duke of Suffolk and the Rule of East Anglia

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

For a decade, the Duke of Suffolk had managed the government of the realm for an incapable King, and at the same time, and from a distance, maintained his lordship as the dominant force in East ... More


1399–1430 The Lancastrian Crown in East Anglian Politics

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The circumstances in East Anglia within which Lancastrian interests were operating in 1399 were somewhat anomalous. In some senses, however, this was also true of the King's relationship with those ... More


Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More


Power in the County

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the distribution of power within the county of Suffolk. From the reign of King Henry VIII until Queen Elizabeth I, the administration of power within this county is examined, ... More


1450–1461 The Struggle for Control

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The Duke of Suffolk lost his position at the head of government, leaving his affinity, whose dominance in local politics during the previous decade had been overwhelming, vulnerable and exposed for ... More


Beyond the Medieval Village: The Diversification of Landscape Character in Southern Britain

Stephen Rippon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book explores the origins and development of regional variation in landscape character across southern Britain during the medieval period. The ‘long eighth century’, between the late seventh and ... More


The Age of Rebellions 1525–1570

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the rebellions that occurred during the Tudor reign, most specifically those two rebellions that occurred in Tudor East Anglia. The discussion also includes a clear definition ... More


Burning Cakes and a Welsh Dimension

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the story of how King Alfred burned the cakes which is told by the author of the earliest Life of St Neot who wrote probably in the 11th century. It stresses that the major ... More


The Last War 892–896

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the The Last War of Alfred which sees a repetition of the earlier western Wessex campaign of 878, but the Chronicle reports that second episode as a diversion to keep Alfred ... More


The Law and Violence

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The most extensive and valuable material on violence in late-medieval East Anglia is contained in the legal records of two courts, the King's Bench and gaol delivery. This chapter provides a study of ... More


The Gathering Storm 872–875

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Danish invasion of England. It reports that Danish arrangements for the government of Mercia are described in the Chronicle some fifteen years or more after they occurred. ... More


Richard Nix and the Old World 1501–1535

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Richard Nix, the bishop who presided over the medieval diocesan structure from 1501 until his death in 1535. By the time of his death, the destruction of the old order was ... More


The demography of malaria

Robert Sallares

in Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The first section of this chapter focuses on direct and indirect approaches to the demography of malaria. The problems associated with using cause of death statistics to assess mortality due to ... More


Introduction to Folk Songs from the Eastern Counties

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0038
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The 15 melodies that are arranged in this book are part of a much larger collection made in the Eastern Counties. It is not to be supposed that they are the exclusive property of the counties to ... More


Five Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter discusses some cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. The first case mentioned here titled “Inglose v. Haldeyn” originated in East Anglia. The case ... More


Violence and Social Order

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter discusses various aspects of violent social order found in East Anglia during the 15th century. All court statistics show allegations of non-violent crimes vastly outnumbering ... More


Community Violence: Two Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter looks at some more cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. No analysis of law and violence in 15th-century East Anglia can be complete without a study ... More


Evidence for the cult of St Margaret in late medieval England

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 8 discusses the evidence for the cult of St Margaret in late-medieval England. A map is used to plot the ecclesiastical dedications to the saint and known locations of production or ... More


Witchcraft in an Age of Rebellion, 1625–1649

Peter Elmer

in Witchcraft, Witch-Hunting, and Politics in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198717720
eISBN:
9780191787201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717720.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Following a marked decline in the number of cases of witchcraft brought to trial after the mid-1620s, witchcraft went into ‘hibernation’. This chapter provides one possible explanation for its ... More


The Years of Uncertainty 1536–1572

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses William Rugge, the successor of Richard Nix. Rugge was responsible for presiding over the dismemberment of the diocesan estates in exchange for the retention of his abbey lands ... More


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