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Royal Appeals and Arrangements

F. K. PROCHASKA

in Philanthropy and the Hospitals of London: The King's Fund, 1897-1990

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202660
eISBN:
9780191675478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202660.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the Prince of Wales's Fund. The fund developed a financial policy that greatly influenced the institution's character and ... More


Whigs out of Place, 1810–1830

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the failed attempts of Grey and Grenville to bring the Whig Party into office. George III relapsed into mental illness in the autumn of 1810. Grey still hoped that the Prince ... More


Victorian Values

F. K. PROCHASKA

in Philanthropy and the Hospitals of London: The King's Fund, 1897-1990

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202660
eISBN:
9780191675478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202660.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

When the young Prince of Wales entered the charitable scene, philanthropists were in expansive mood, and contemporary historians called it ‘the age of ... More


His Highness' Man at Kew: Talbot and Agamemnon, 1737–1738

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the time Thomson spent in Richmond, which allowed the poet to visit other royal patrons aside from the Prince of Wales, such as Queen Catherine and Amelia, the Princess Royal. ... More


Gillwell, Paris, Oxford, London, ca. 1800–1812

Warwick Lister

in Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Viotti's life of music making at the private concerts of Margaret Chinnery at Gillwell, and as a guest in other homes, and his participation in the education of the Chinnery ... More


The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

Christine Gerrard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129820
eISBN:
9780191671869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129820.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is a full-length study of the so-called Patriot opposition to Robert Walpole, which reached its height during the clamour for war against Spain at the turn of the 1730s. The book examines ... More


The Poet of Liberty, 1734–1736

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the late success of Sophonisba and how it helped Thomson gather even more wealthy and influential patrons, including the Prince of Wales. The discussions in this chapter ... More


Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Marisa R. Cull

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This book spotlights the surprising abundance of princes of Wales—English and Welsh alike—appearing onstage in the late Tudor and early Stuart period. In drawing our attention to the oft-overlooked ... More


Swann and Odette

Daniel Karlin

in Proust’s English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199256891
eISBN:
9780191698392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256891.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the relationship between Odette and Swann. The relationship is inflected by Englishness in a deep and significant way, one which begins to suggest the architectonic power of ... More


Hill, Voltaire, and Prince Frederick, 1733–1738

CHRISTINE GERRARD

in Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198183884
eISBN:
9780191714122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183884.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Aaron Hill's interests on Voltaire and Prince Frederick from 1733 to 1738. Given the staunchly patriotic, anti-Gallic spirit of Hill's cultural pronouncements in the Prompter, ... More


Towards Confrontation

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the events that pointed towards an inevitable confrontation between Gandhi and the Viceroy. It first notes Gandhi observation that public opinion was quickly turning in favour ... More


Naval Strategies in Collision: Britain, the USA, and Japan at the Beginning of the Pacific War

Evan Mawdsley

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In the 1920s and 1930s, three important visions of future naval war in the Pacific were extant: the American ORANGE war plans, the Japanese "Attrition/Interception" concept, and the British ... More


Courtier and Swordsman

Christine Jackson

in Courtier, Scholar, and Man of the Sword: Lord Herbert of Cherbury and his World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847225
eISBN:
9780191939631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847225.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the years 1610 to 1612 the threat of war returned to haunt Europe and James I’s critics looked increasingly to Henry, prince of Wales, as a future military and Protestant leader. Chapter 4 ... More


“Adding Interest to Wonder”: The First Year in Film

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Paul was launched on a hectic nightly round of screenings at London’s music halls by the success of his projector, yet urgently needed to make new films to enhance the programmes. The Alhambra ... More


Turmoil and Crisis 1741–1746

Jeremy Black

in George II: Puppet of the Politicians?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898072
eISBN:
9781781380543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898072.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The beginning of the 1740s was crucial for George II's reign as king of Britain. Rivalries within the royal family posed key political problems; George had to contend with his eldest son, Frederick, ... More


Everybody Loves a Good Life

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0032
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author presents an account of the mode in which the English spend their time, makes an observation about the length of the days and nights in England, and describes the English's mode of living. ... More


Strenæ Natalitiæ: Ambivalence and Equivocation in Oxford in 1688

William Gibson

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks at Strenæ Natalitiæ, a volume of poems produced by the University of Oxford to celebrate the events of the birth of the Prince of Wales in 1688. The University of Oxford's Strenæ ... More


Matches Made in Court, not in Heaven

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explains how the accession of James VI of Scotland to the English crown transformed his two elder children into hotly desired marriage material, and how proposals were received from all ... More


The Marriage of Thames and Rhine

Nadine Akkerman

in Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780199668304
eISBN:
9780191925580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668304.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

With Henry dead, James was keen that Elizabeth’s marriage go ahead as planned, not least as many of his subjects were now unhappy to see their princess, who they considered a far more likely heir ... More


Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Harry Berger, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book considers Richard III and the four plays of Shakespeare's Henriad—Richard II, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, and Henry V. This book combines close reading with cultural analysis to show ... More


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