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Drake and Hawkins's Last Voyage, 1595–1596

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The long gestated expedition of Sir Francis Drake and Sir John Hawkins got away to a very stuttering start. The reasons for the delay are unclear. Possibly there had been difficulties over getting ... More


The Spontaneous and the Planned: Wesleyan Methodist Revival in Cornwall, 1849

David Bebbington

in Victorian Religious Revivals: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575480
eISBN:
9780191741449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575480.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A Wesleyan Methodist revival in Cornwall in 1849 illustrates the extent to which awakenings were spontaneous or planned. It took place in the town of Penzance and the adjacent fishing villages of ... More


1879–1880 America and The Pirates of Penzance

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular

Before he could start out for America, Richard D'Oyly Carte had other concerns to settle, the principal of which was agreeing terms with William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. When Gilbert had learned ... More


The Pirates of Penzance

Gayden Wren

in A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Pirates of Penzance is a more ambitious work than H. M. S. Pinafore but the most important aspects of H. M. S. Pinafore’s impact on the former were the tremendous haste with ... More


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