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English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

John Fisher

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

John Fisher (1469–1535), appointed bishop of Rochester by Henry VII, was one of the most distinguished churchmen and humanists of the early sixteenth century and Reformation period. A friend of ... More


University and Government 1430–1500

R. L. Storey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses issues regarding the challenges to rights and possessions during the fifteenth century and that the most practical remedy was found in ‘lordship’. It explains the university's ... More


Prologue: Edmund Dudley: Councillor and Scapegoat

DAVID LOADES

in John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504-1553

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201939
eISBN:
9780191675089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201939.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents an overview of Edmund Dudley's career. It details his activities as part of Henry VII's royal councillors as well as his subsequent rise to notoriety. It discusses how Dudley ... More


The hegemony of the earls of Kildare, 1494–1520

D. B. Quinn

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/9780199539703.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: the Poynings administration; the Drogheda parliament, 1494–95; the earl of Kildare is charged with treason; further statutory changes; the intervention of Perkin ... More


The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

P. R. Cavill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This study offers a major reinterpretation of early Tudor constitutional history. According to the grand ‘Whig’ tradition, the parliaments of Henry VII were a disappointing retreat from the onward ... More


Dante's Farewell to Politics

Peter Hainsworth

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The disunity brought about by the actions of Boniface and his peers is still evident in the final lines of Paradiso XXX, where Beatrice points out to Dante the seat reserved in the heavenly Rose for ... More


Monarchia and Dante's Attitude to the Popes

George Holmes

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Dante's relationship with the papacy runs throughout his life from the 1290s to the end and is an important theme. But this chapter suggests that Inferno XIX, which implies a denunciation of the ... More


Tacitean history: Francis Bacon’s History of the Reign of King Henry VII

Ben Dew (ed.)

in Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the approach to commerce and finances employed in Francis Bacon's History of the Reign of King Henry VII (1622). Bacon's account, it is shown, was shaped by his reading ... More


The Rock and the Vine: Pier della Vigna, Dante, and the Imagery of Empire

Martin Mclaughlin

in Dante and Governance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159117
eISBN:
9780191673498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159117.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the analogy between the fate of Dante and that of his literary precursor here, Pier della Vigna. It considers the role of the intellectual in the politics of Italy and Empire. ... More


Speaking Treason

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the medieval law of treason and its development up to the mid-16th century, reviewing case histories from the reign of Henry VI to the reign of Philip and Mary, with extended ... More


The Princedom of Wales as Political Stage

Marisa R. Cull

in Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter provides historical background for understanding the English provenance of the princedom, tracking this history in a literary context in order to demonstrate the ways in which the ... More


Caitiffs and villains of simple birth

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The central role played in Henry VII’s government by low-born lawyers, financial officials, and household men was recognized by contemporaries and has been stressed by historians. Yet, with a few ... More


Chapter Eight The Evolution and Dissemination of Historical Knowledge

Michael Bentley

in The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263266
eISBN:
9780191734854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263266.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the nature and development of historical knowledge and understanding in Victorian Britain. It describes the pervasive tendencies within the period as a whole with respect to ... More


The King’s Wars

Steven Gunn

in The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802860
eISBN:
9780191841323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802860.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter introduces Henry VIII’s wars and those of his immediate predecessors and successors. It analyses the fiscal and military resources available to England’s rulers and the strategic ... More


The making of Tudor England

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new men’s role in Henry VII’s regime must be set amid the contribution made to his reign by other royal councillors and servants, bishops, lesser clerics, peers, and courtiers. Yet their efforts ... More


Profile of a Landed Elite

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Based on materials supplied in the previous chapters, it is now possible to stand back and draw a profile of the landed elite in three countries over a 340-year span. The composition and structure of ... More


The new reign

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Some of the new men were caught up in the political turbulence of Henry VII’s last years, but his son’s accession brought greater challenges. Empson and Dudley were destroyed, and others saw their ... More


Anne of Brittany's “Cite Des Dames”

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Margaret of Austria's connection to Christine de Pizan, her writings, and the creation of a set of the Book of the City of Ladies tapestries in Flanders. At the same time, the ... More


John Cabot Makes a Claim for England, 1497

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on John Cabot's discovery of Newfoundland in 1497, a new land that he claimed for England. Although he probably never set foot on the mainland of North America, Cabot found ... More


Figuring the Spectator: The Entertainments at Carew Castle and Wisdom

John J. Mcgavin and Greg Walker

in Imagining Spectatorship: From the Mysteries to the Shakespearean Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198768616
eISBN:
9780191821998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768616.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This, the first of three chapter-length case studies, looks at spectators’ experiences through the prism of two apparently different kinds of spectacle, one of which (the fifteenth-century Morality ... More


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