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Ella Mary Leather

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/9780195182392.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A good folklorist needs to be scientifically accurate, artistically imaginative, and humanly sympathetic. It is the combination of these qualities that makes the success of Mrs Ella Mary Leather's ... More


The Shaping of the Frontier, 1086–1166

Brock W. Holden

in Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In 1166, Henry II ordered a new inquest into knights' fees, ostensibly encompassing all those in England who held land in chief from the king, and those who held from them; the result was the Cartae ... More


Lords and Honours

Brock W. Holden

in Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the working elements of lordship, both in western Herefordshire and in the March. It argues that good and effective lordship was a seamless garment; each aspect affected and in ... More


The Role of Royal Government

Brock W. Holden

in Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the Royal Government in the border region of Herefordshire and the adjacent Marcher lordship. It argues that the king played a greater role in the shaping of the ... More


Conclusion

Brock W. Holden

in Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter presents a synthesis of the preceding discussions. The book examined the nature of aristocratic power along a section of the border between England and Wales during the High Middle Ages. ... More


Settling into a Routine

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses several books published in the 1650s, with serious attention given to horticulture. Pride of place in the literary effort ... More


Sheriff of Herefordshire: 1216–22

Colin Veach

in Lordship in four realms: The Lacy family, 11661241

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089374
eISBN:
9781781706916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089374.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Once the Magna Carta civil war was won, Walter de Lacy's entrenched position as sheriff of Herefordshire made him the dominant force in the region, forcing the new minority government of Henry III to ... More


Why it's Worth Going to University

David Willetts

in A University Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198767268
eISBN:
9780191917066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767268.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

You may well have gone to university. If so, would you do it all over again? I expect so. One survey of recent graduates found 96 per cent of them would do it again. If you haven’t gone but are ... More


Meet the Main Characters

James O’Brien

in The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199794966
eISBN:
9780197563168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199794966.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

In this section we will examine the factors which led to Sherlock Holmes becoming such a recognizable literary figure. Several factors contribute to this. After describing his physical ... More


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