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Edwards, Gangraena, and Presbyterian Mobilization

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter stresses the importance of Edwards’s Gangraena in the mobilization of zealous Presbyterian campaigns against Parliament’s proposals for church government in 1646-7. It looks especially ... More


Raising and organizing standing armies

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The first standing armies in the British Isles which contained experienced officers and could deploy sizeable field forces were the Scots Covenanting Army and the English New Model Army. The latter ... More


The ‘New Model Army’ and the Cold War, 1945–1952

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

By 1949 the wartime army had been demobilised and War Office planners were creating the foundations of what Montgomery called the ‘New Model Army’. It had began to come into existence in 1947, with ... More


‘Like a Universal Leprosie Overspread this Whole Kingdom’ City and Provinces in Gangraena

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter demonstrates how Edwards’s place as a lecturer in Christ Church, in the heart of revolutionary London, enabled him to produce Gangraena. His links with London Presbyterian clergy, with ... More


“An Arrow against All Tyrants”: Popular Republicanism and the English Revolution

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter links Coleman Street Ward London to the rise of the Leveller movement. Saints from the Ward’s network of gathered churches and their members serving in the New Model Army travelled ... More


Prologue: The Post-War Political Scene

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a study of the institution in which the debates took place and of the role that the agitators played in the politics of the army from its first stirrings of unrest until the demise of ... More


Levellers, Diggers, and Ranters

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By the late 1640s different groupings emerged, Levellers, Diggers, Ranters, all fading or mutating in the early 1650s, to be supplanted in the English political consciousness by Quakers and Fifth ... More


Levellers and the army: England’s freedom, soldiers’ rights

Rachel Foxley

in The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089367
eISBN:
9781781705810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089367.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the evidence for Leveller influence on the politicization of the New Model Army in 1647 and follows the question of Leveller links with the army radicals through the Putney ... More


The Reckoning: a New General and a New Army

Malcolm Waniclyn

in The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the creation of the New Model Army in England. The outstanding military development of the winter of 1644 was the creation of the New Model Army, nationally financed, larger ... More


The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

Dr. Rachel Foxley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089367
eISBN:
9781781705810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089367.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Leveller movement of the 1640s campaigned for religious toleration and a radical remaking of politics after the English civil war. This book challenges received ideas about the Levellers as ... More


Rumor Wars: Underground Print and the Coming of the New Model Army

David R. Como

in Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

Following military failures in late 1644, long-simmering religious differences burst into public, threatening to sunder parliament’s cause. A formidable presbyterian alliance gathered strength, ... More


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