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Crown and Higher Nobility in Late Fourteenth−Century England

ALASTAIR DUNN

in The Politics of Magnate Power: England and Wales 1389-1413

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263103
eISBN:
9780191718786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263103.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter summarises the relationship between the crown and the higher nobility during the reign of Richard II. It explores how the upsurge of political violence in this reign resulted in major ... More


Kenneth Cameron 1922–2001

Margaret Gelling

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Ken Cameron FBA, Professor of English Language at the University of Nottingham, was a scholar of English place-names, specialising in names of Danish origin. He was Hon. Secretary of the English ... More


To Bosworth and Beyond, 1483–1497

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In spite of the apparent loss of confidence in the Tudors, there had been a renewed outburst of poetic effort on Henry’s behalf. They had stirred up public opinion to accept Henry as the promised ... More


John Cyril Smith 1922–2003

Andrew Ashworth

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Cyril Smith (1922–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Nottingham where he headed the Law Department for three decades. In 1952–1953, Smith ... More


John Smith Roskell 1913–1998

Gerald Harriss

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Smith Roskell (1913–1998), a Fellow of the British Academy, defended a broadly neo-Stubbsian view of the British Parliament against the revisionists, while making a more critical and balanced ... More


The Rise of the Studios and the Coming of Sound

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the rise of the Hollywood studios and advent of sound technology. The Hollywood Studio System would properly take hold by 1930 once five companies — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, RKO, ... More


Community-led regeneration: learning loops or reinvented wheels?

Mike Rowe and Marilyn Taylor

in The politics of evaluation: Participation and policy implementation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346063
eISBN:
9781447303954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the evidence-based policy discourse for assuming that there can be clear and uncontested outcomes from interventions, which can then be fed back into policy implementation. It ... More


Patent Affairs at Nottingham

Peter Mansfield

in The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664542
eISBN:
9780191758461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, History of Physics

Technicare, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, was one of a few companies that had taken a royalty agreement with NRDC. Several Technicare MRI machines were made and sold. But after a five year ... More


Rethinking the ‘Revival of Socialism’: Socialists, Liberals and the Caucus, 1881–8

James Owen

in Labour and the Caucus: Working-Class Radicalism and Organised Liberalism in England, 1868-1888

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319440
eISBN:
9781781387207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319440.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that historians need to rethink not only the way in which England's fledging socialist organisations interacted with each other and official Liberalism, but also the reasons why ... More


Theatre in the Provinces at the Fin de Siècle: Beyond Outcast London

Jo Robinson

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the relationship between performance culture in two regional cities in the British Midlands—Nottingham and Birmingham—as compared to that in the metropolis, London. It compares ... More


English journey: sweeping back down from Teesside to Thames

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Middlesbrough, just beyond the North Yorkshire Moors, had a lively WFL branch and active plans for the boycott. But come census night, only two households ~ both prosperous business families ~ did ... More


Executory interests under the Statute of Uses

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how lawyers grappled with the effect of the Statutes of Uses and Wills on future interests in land, and the possibilities which they seemed to introduce for creating new kinds of ... More


Hutton’s Childhood: Finding a Pathway Out of Poverty

Susan E. Whyman

in The Useful Knowledge of William Hutton: Culture and Industry in Eighteenth-Century Birmingham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797838
eISBN:
9780191839146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797838.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

A newly discovered autobiographical manuscript is used to reconstruct Hutton’s early life in Derby and Nottingham. Of the data in his ‘Memorandums from Memory all Trifles and, of Ancient Date’, 70 ... More


The 1634 Royal Progress to the North Midlands: Cultivating the ‘people who count’?

Siobhan Keenan

in The Progresses, Processions, and Royal Entries of King Charles I, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854005
eISBN:
9780191888403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854005.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Chapter 3 analyses Charles’s 1634 progress through the North Midlands with Queen Henrietta Maria. Stretching as far north as Nottingham, this progress was more private than that of 1633, as Charles ... More


“Race Riots” and the Mystique of British Anti-Racism

Kennetta Hammond Perry

in London is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190240202
eISBN:
9780190240226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240202.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the summer of 1958, news of “race riots” in Nottingham and London dominated headlines in Britain and beyond. This chapter examines domestic and international responses to news of racial ... More


Prologue

William Whyte

in Redbrick: A social and architectural history of Britain's civic universities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716129
eISBN:
9780191784330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716129.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Social History

This section uses the example of the University of Nottingham to explore the development of Redbrick between the wars. Arguing against those historians who have suggested that this period witnessed ... More


1703–1704

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The fourth chapter shows the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership challenged by Nottingham for control of grand strategy. The expansion of the war into Portugal, Spain, the Mediterranean, and the ... More


The Court of Chancery and Equity

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the history of the Court of Chancery and equity. The equitable jurisdiction derived from the extraordinary jurisdiction of the king’s council. By 1400 the chancellor had his own ... More


Christian Radicalism and the Hope of Christian Unity

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

in Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the sudden outbreak of ecumenical enthusiasm that swept over the early-1960s Church of England against the backdrop of superpower confrontation. Radical readings of Christian ... More


Management

Janice Norwood

in Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526133328
eISBN:
9781526155467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133335.00012
Subject:
Literature, Drama

For the successful actress, developing her career through a move into theatre management was less easy as a woman than for her male co-workers. This chapter explores the dynamics of different ... More


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