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Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Nicholas Canny

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is the first comprehensive study of all the plantations that were attempted in Ireland during the years 1580-1650. It examines the arguments advanced by successive political figures for a ... More


Filmer's patriarchalism in context: ‘popularity’, King James VI and I, Parliament and monarchists

Cesare Cuttica

in Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

By means of a comparative approach, chapter 4 sheds light on Patriarcha's place within the Jacobean and early Caroline monarchist canon. The treatise is analysed in conjunction with the reinforcement ... More


Inventing England: English identity and the Scottish ‘other’, 1586–1625

Jenna M. Schultz

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0015
Subject:
Art, Art History

Through dynastic accident, England and Scotland were united under King James VI and I in 1603. To smooth the transition, officials attempted to create a single state: Great Britain. Yet the project ... More


Potts, plots and politics: James I's Daemonologie and The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches

Stephen Pumfrey

in The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter re-examines the events of 1612, combining a close reading of Thomas Potts's 1613 book, “The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster,” with evidence from other areas ... More


Emplotting Politics James I and the “Powder Treason”

Bernadette Meyler

in Theaters of Pardoning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure was staged before King James I in 1604 and could have provided a model of mercy for his response to the infamous Gunpowder Plot—Guy Fawkes’s attempt along with other ... More


Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments: From George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Gabriel Heaton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213115
eISBN:
9780191707148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This major new study of royal entertainments from the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James I, including country house entertainments, tiltyard speeches, and court masques, is focused on the ... More


The Dawn of Catalan Autobiography as Chronicle

in Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226032320
eISBN:
9780226032344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032344.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter develops a more contextualized idea of medieval autobiography, challenging the atemporal, formalist, idealist, and prescriptive definitions of autobiography, deploying current critical ... More


The Authorial Logic of the Historical Text

in Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226032320
eISBN:
9780226032344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032344.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes the varied methodological possibilities and interpretations of authorship that the new interdisciplinary theoretical practices and tendencies offer, specifically evaluating the ... More


King James I and His Chivalric Autobiography

in Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226032320
eISBN:
9780226032344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032344.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter deals with the different circumstances surrounding the writing of King James I's chronicle, which introduced the tradition of Catalan historical chronicles. The circumstances around the ... More


From William Tyndale to the King James Version

Mark A. Noll

in In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses William Tyndale's translation of the Bible, and how the Bible was translated into the King James Version. Printed Bibles in English was initiated by William Tyndale, who was ... More


Jonson’s Broken Compasses and Bit Parts

Katarzyna Lecky

in Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198834694
eISBN:
9780191872778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834694.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 3 turns to Ben Jonson’s first laureate chapbook, His Part (1604), written for James I’s first royal entrance into London. Here, Jonson imagines the Inns of Court as a lodestone that disrupts ... More


Militarizing the Jew: Judeo-Centric Prophecy Interpretation, Thomas Draxe to Joseph Mede (1608–1627)

Robert O. Smith

in More Desired than Our Owne Salvation: The Roots of Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199993246
eISBN:
9780199346394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993246.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how consensus grew among Protestants in early seventeenth-century England (the England of King James) regarding the relative places of Catholics, Muslims, and Jews in God’s ... More


The Commissioning of the King James Version

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the commissioning of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible. It begins with an account of the Hampton Court Conference initiated in January 1604 by King James I of England ... More


Daniel’s Imperial Survey

Katarzyna Lecky

in Pocket Maps and Public Poetry in the English Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198834694
eISBN:
9780191872778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834694.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 2 contrasts Spenser’s affinity for the miniature with Samuel Daniel’s denigration of it. In his laureate poems, Daniel attempted to undermine the cheap county maps that provided an ... More


‘That Saucy Paradox’: The Politics of Duelling in Early Modern England

K.J. Kesselring

in Making Murder Public: Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835622
eISBN:
9780191873195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835622.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 4 looks at the duel as envisioned when it first appeared in late sixteenth-century England. Seen as an inherently private, unauthorized quest for revenge fought by elite men, the duel ... More


Colonial Christendom

Mark A. Noll

in In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the vision of Puritans for the Americans. The Puritans aspired to complete the work of reformation that had begun in sixteenth-century England, but then stalled under King ... More


The Hamiltons in India

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter traces the history of the Hamilton family from its origins in the lowlands of Scotland through its army connections up to the time when Sir Frederic, the seventh holder of the baronetcy ... More


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