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Cantillon's Early Career

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon's links with the Jacobite banker, Sir Daniel Arthur, are shown. Cantillon's early career is traced showing how he worked for James Brydges, later the Duke of Chandos, the Paymaster General ... More


The Pay Office in Northern Europe, 1705–10

Aaron Graham

in Corruption, Party, and Government in Britain, 1702–1713

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738787
eISBN:
9780191801990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738787.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Pay Office in northern Europe, between 1705 and 1710. When he entered into the Pay Office in 1705, James Brydges rapidly integrated public and private financial networks in ... More


James Brydges and the Pay Office, 1710–14

Aaron Graham

in Corruption, Party, and Government in Britain, 1702–1713

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738787
eISBN:
9780191801990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738787.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines James Brydges’ role in the Pay Office between 1710 and 1714. The change of ministries in August 1710 created new sets of priorities for the Pay Office, as well as personal ... More


The Pay Office in Southern Europe, 1705–10

Aaron Graham

in Corruption, Party, and Government in Britain, 1702–1713

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738787
eISBN:
9780191801990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738787.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Pay Office in southern Europe between 1705 and 1710. In Portugal, Spain, and Italy after 1705, the Pay Office faced more contradictory and incompatible priorities than in ... More


Heirs and Graces, 1691–1746

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

The election of Thomas Bryan in June 1691 confirmed Harrow School's association with Eton College and King's College which lasted a hundred years. A scholar of Eton, Bryan set the tone for the next ... More


A Partisan-Political State, 1660–1830?

Aaron Graham

in Corruption, Party, and Government in Britain, 1702–1713

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738787
eISBN:
9780191801990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738787.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concludes with an overview of the partisan-political state between 1660 and 1830. After James Brydges resigned from the Pay Office in 1713, he continued to draw on the private networks ... More


London: The First Decade, 1711–19

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the first decade spent by George Frideric Handel in London where he became house composer for the Haymarket opera group and the Cannons house. However, before starting his work ... More


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