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Inheritance, Service, and Reward: John Montagu, Thomas Despenser, and William Lescrope, 1390–1399

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/9780199263103.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter assesses three noblemen who formed part of the core of Richard II's personal support in the years of his tyranny. John Montagu inherited the earldom of Salisbury, and had expectations ... More


Introduction

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.07
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing the reasons for the prevailing historiographical neglect of rural politics. It clarifies several points regarding the relationship between the rural voters and the ... More


Nedham

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/9780199230822.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Marchamont Nedham is the serial turncoat of the Puritan Revolution. The civil wars, which shaped his life, broke out in the month, August 1642, of his twenty-second birthday. Nedham—or often Needham ... More


Who Buried Mrs Horseman? Excommunication, Accommodation, and Silence

David. Cressy

in Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the problem that confronted an Oxfordshire village in 1631 when the corpse of an excommunicated recusant gentlewoman, Mrs Elizabeth Horseman, was illicitly and secretly buried ... More


Ideology and politics in government, central and local

Tim Marshall

in The Politics and Ideology of Planning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447337201
eISBN:
9781447337256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337201.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Government is central to the activity of planning. Here the basic functioning of planning in England in central and local government is summarised. The place of planning as a part of public ... More


Slaying Antichrist

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the economic problems and social unrest that in 1549 erupted into riot and rebellion during Edward VI's reign. Copies of the new Prayer Book were distributed, and the new ... More


Film and the repossession of rural space: interview with Patrick Keiller

Paul Newland

in British Rural Landscapes on Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091575
eISBN:
9781526115270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091575.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Patrick Keiller’s film Robinson in Ruins was shot on location in and around the Cherwell Valley in rural Oxfordshire. Keiller offers insights into his filmmaking practice–in particular his technical ... More


Personality and its disorders

Rebecca McKnight, Jonathan Price, and John Geddes

in Psychiatry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754008
eISBN:
9780191917011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754008.003.0039
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Personality is a difficult concept to define: it is ex­tremely hard to encapsulate what makes a person ‘who they are’ in general terms. Personality is typically thought of as the set of ... More


Revenants in the Landscape: The Discoveries of Aerial Photography

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

In 1937 John Piper’s article ‘Prehistory from the Air’ was published in the final volume of the modernist art journal Axis. In it, Piper compares the landscapes of southern England, seen from ... More


Introduction

C.M. Perrins

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This introductory chapter outlines the history of the Wytham Woods in Oxfordshire. It provides a historical account of major events that helped shape the Woods into its current state. It explains the ... More


The Woods in the modern landscape

K.J. Kirby and C.W.D. Gibson

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the role of Wytham Woods in the field of ecological research. It describes the area's role in helping to understand how ecology works at the medium to large landscape scale. It ... More


Allocating Health Care Resources in the UK: Putting Principles into Practice

Mark Sheehan and Tony Hope

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ethical principles behind just allocation of health care resources in the UK, with particular emphasis on the National Health Service (NHS). These ethical considerations ... More


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