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Literature, Travel, and Colonial Writing in the English Renaissance 1545–1625

Andrew Hadfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199233656
eISBN:
9780191696626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What was the purpose of representing foreign lands for writers in the English Renaissance? This book argues that writers often used their works as vehicles to reflect on the state of contemporary ... More


Political Crimes and Fictional Alibis: The Case of Delarivier Manley

Catherine Gallagher

in Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses three instances of realignments between politics and commerce in general and politics and the literary marketplace in particular. The first is a new discursiveness in English ... More


The ‘evill time’; Spenserian Community in the 1620s

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

As certain political issues were amplified by the Bohemian crisis, English politics shifted their attention to coming up with measures that would put an end to the crisis and other various conflicts. ... More


Conclusion A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

R. W. Kostal

in A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This concluding essay examines the nature and significance of the Jamaica controversy in the wider sweep of modern English political and legal history. That the Jamaica affair became so thoroughly ... More


Raising the Dead: Marlowe's Lucan

Dan Hooley

in Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter addresses the issue of the classic in the case of Christopher Marlowe's translation of the first book of Lucan's Bellum Civile. The chapter first explores preliminary issues concerning ... More


Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It assesses the impact on local politics of this new ... More


Political Heartlands and Political Backwaters

R.R. Davies

in The First English Empire: Power and Identities in the British Isles 1093-1343

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257249
eISBN:
9780191698439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257249.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Sir Ralph Pipard had a relatively well-to-do family as they had been tenants of the honour of Wallingford, owned estates in Southern England, and had significant positions as stewards and sheriffs. ... More


Introduction

R. W. Kostal

in A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book is about the centrality of law in the world-view of the English political class of the 1860s. Its more specific subject-matter is the prolonged conflict that arose in England over the ... More


The End of King Louis’s War, 1674–1678

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses and described the next four years of King Charles II's reign. The discussion presented in this chapter adds three new contributions to the previous accounts made by past ... More


Edmund Burke, Volume I: 1730-1784

F.P. Lock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226634
eISBN:
9780191696244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226634.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Edmund Burke (1730–1797) was one of the most profound, versatile, and accomplished thinkers of the eighteenth century. Born and educated in Dublin, he moved to London to study law, but remained to ... More


Conclusion

Colin Copus

in Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the powers, responsibilities and activities of English mayors against the expectation. It also addresses the development of the office of elected mayor in England and some ... More


A Father's Son, 1749–1774

L. G. Mitchell

in Charles James Fox

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201045
eISBN:
9780191674815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201045.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Charles James Fox was born on 24 January 1749, in Conduit St in London. The dominant influence on Fox was his father, Henry Fox, whose deep love for his son made it impossible for him to restrain the ... More


A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Robert Harris

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book studies the polemical press of the 1740s, and provides an investigation of the politics of the Pelham regime. It examines the vigorous and wide-ranging debate in tracts and periodicals ... More


Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Conrad Russell

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The object of this book is to reconstruct the Parliamentary history of the 1620s using a set of analytical tools which owe more to local studies than to previous Parliamentary studies. Its central ... More


Put out even more flags

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the politics, legends and anxieties of Englishness. It comments on the public display of English flags in the 2002 World Cup and suggests that ... More


The Aftermath (July 1314–May 1323)

Michael Brown

in Bannockburn: The Scottish War and the British Isles 1307-1323

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633326
eISBN:
9780748672127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633326.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Bannockburn did not end the war between Robert Bruce and Edward of England. It ended the manning of Scottish castles against Bruce, and open opposition to his royal rights and title within Scotland. ... More


The expansion and consolidation of the colony, 1215–54

JAMES LYDON

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: the new king and the Anglo-Irish magnates; revolt of Hugh de Lacy; Cathal Crobderg and royal authority; de Burgh ambitions; the confiscation of Connacht; English ... More


Future of an Unloved Union

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the future of Anglo-Scottish Union. It is noted that any serious Tory revival could carry the party to an almost impregnable domination of English politics — as long as those ... More


From Henry’s Birth to the End of the Minority 1207–1227

David Carpenter

in Henry III: The Rise to Power and Personal Rule, 1207-1258

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300238358
eISBN:
9780300255508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238358.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the period from Henry III's birth to the end of the minority. Henry was born on October 1, 1207, in the royal castle of Winchester. Henry's birth strengthened King John's ... More


The People’s Orwell

Robert Colls

in Classes, Cultures, and Politics: Essays on British History for Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199579884
eISBN:
9780191804496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199579884.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents a story of how, after years of feeling disaffected and disassociated from his country, George Orwell found at last an England to believe in and, in so doing, changed the study ... More


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