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Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Edward Holberton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book shows that the Protectorate's instabilities helped to generate lively and innovative poetry. Protectorate verse explores the fault-lines of a culture which ceaselessly contested the ... More


Fairs, ghosts, tyranny and usurpation: debating the body politic on the paper stage

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter two explores a selection of play pamphlets and how the paper stage was used to present images of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell. While the regicide silenced some of the criticism levied ... More


Marvell in 1650

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

If the occasions that prompted Andrew Marvell's two political poems of 1650 had happened in the reverse order—if Tom May had died before Oliver Cromwell's return from Ireland—the opposition between ... More


Painting Protectoral Power

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the different aspects of the visual imaging of Oliver Cromwell in England. One of the things best known about Oliver Cromwell's visual image is known through his supposed ... More


Milton and the Protectorate

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

John Milton welcomed both the coups of 1653. Defensio Secunda supports the attacks of Oliver Cromwell and the army officers on the character of the Rump, endorses its expulsion, and approves its ... More


A War of Many Parts

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the prolonged military conflict of 1641-53. It examines the elaborate system of government, with headquarters at Kilkenny, established by the Confederate Catholics, as well as the ... More


Protectoral Performances

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the protectoral performances of Oliver Cromwell in England. Within the walls of the refurbished palaces, at Whitehall and Hampton Court, Cromwell re-established a household ... More


Contesting and Commemorating Cromwell

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the contestation and commemoration of Oliver Cromwell in England. From the creation of the Protectorate, Cromwell and the government were the targets not only of satires but of ... More


Cromwellian Oxford

Blair Worden

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

By 1652, when the five years of the parliamentary visitation ended, the resourceful and bitter resistance of Oxford University's royalism had been worn down. Few more significant challenges, ... More


From Readmission to Revolution

David S. Katz

in The Jews in the History of England 1485–1850

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206675
eISBN:
9780191677267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206675.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the readmission of the Jews into England under Oliver Cromwell's rule. Why Jews would want to settle in London is obvious; the ... More


Milton and the Good Old Cause

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

John Milton's explanation was needed, since his proposed solution, the perpetuation of what remained of the Long Parliament, ran contrary to a fundamental premiss of the commonwealthmen, those ... More


Conclusion

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

There were three important elements in English policy towards Ireland in the Interregnum: the policy formulated in England, and then the policies decided in Ireland, by Oliver Cromwell, Henry Ireton, ... More


The Cromwellian Conquest, 1649–53

Patrick J. Corish

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the reconquest of Ireland by Oliver Cromwell. The final defeat of Charles I and the replacement of the monarchy in 1649 by a puritan commonwealth was maintained by an army in ... More


Civil Service

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the history of Andrew Marvell's career in providing civil service to his countrymen. Appointed as Milton's assistant in September of 1657, Marvell's role was as Secretary of ... More


Surveying Ireland

Ted McCormick

in William Petty: And the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547890
eISBN:
9780191720529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547890.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter traces Petty's career in Cromwellian Ireland, from his arrival as Physician‐General in 1652 through the collapse of the Protectorate. It focuses on the origins, design, execution, and ... More


The Fall of the Protectorate

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Oliver Cromwell died in the afternoon of 3 September. By evening it was accepted that he had named Richard as his successor. Richard had inherited his father's temper and sense of a call from God. ... More


The Government in Dublin

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Authority for Ireland's government rested with England after 1649: first with the Rump of the Long Parliament; and then, between 1653 and 1659, with the protector, his councils of state, and the ... More


September 1658

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In early September 1658 a letter crossed the North Sea. Its destination was Hochstrade, a town on the northern frontier of the Spanish Netherlands, with some fine houses plundered bare by the king of ... More


Atrocity, plunder and discipline

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/9780199261499.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Professional officers who kept abreast of military innovations understood the need to discipline their soldiers and keep them focused on achieving military goals. Armies which foraged and plundered ... More


The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Jeffrey R. Collins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a revisionist interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's evolving response to the English Civil War and Revolution. Conventionally, Hobbes is portrayed as a ... More


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