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Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Nicholas Canny

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is the first comprehensive study of all the plantations that were attempted in Ireland during the years 1580-1650. It examines the arguments advanced by successive political figures for a ... More


The Crisis of Composite Monarchy

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/9780199543472.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Ireland's experience of the personal rule of Charles I, under the administration of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, was of authoritarian government that subordinated the interests of Old English ... More


The Politics of Plantation 1622–1641 *

NICHOLAS CANNY

in Making Ireland British, 1580-1650

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198200918
eISBN:
9780191718274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200918.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the plantation issue remained central to Irish — and indeed British — politics throughout the entire period 1622-41, until differences over plantation policy brought ... More


Milton and the Bishops

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Long Parliament assembled on 4 November 1640. Many issues exercised those Lords and Commons who were unsympathetic to the court, among them, apparent malpractices by the King's ministers, ... More


The Breakdown of Authority, 1640–41

Aidan Clarke

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/9780199562527.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the interaction of English and Scottish developments and their influence in Ireland. The prorogation of the Scottish parliament marked the initiation of a new policy. Its more ... More


The Trial of Strafford and the Army Plot: March–May 1641

Conrad Russell

in The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637–1642

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205883
eISBN:
9780191676833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205883.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the impeachment trial of Strafford. Strafford was accused of trying to set up ‘arbitrary government’, and to divide the King from his people. The underlying theme of the ... More


The Slow Movement: May–September 1641

Conrad Russell

in The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637–1642

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205883
eISBN:
9780191676833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205883.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the Army Plot and the death of Strafford, the Lords asked the Commons for a conference settling the King's revenue and the request for haste in dealing with the bill to exclude bishops from the ... More


‘Where ruine must reforme’?: John Denham’s Coopers Hill (1642)

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 4 sets John Denham’s response to the renovation of St Paul’s Cathedral in light of widening religious divisions among English protestants in the 1630s and early 1640s, reading Denham’s ... More


“Stub vp the rootes of all our mischifes” (December, 1640—July, 1642)

J. Sears McGee

in An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804785464
eISBN:
9780804794282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785464.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter tracks D’Ewes’s work as an MP from the early months of the Long Parliament when hope remained high for a settlement with the king until the summer of 1642 when it had become obvious that ... More


1641

Jason McElligott

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter provides an overview of popular print during 1641. It analyzes the successive periodic surges of print around the successive issues of the moment—the trial of Strafford; the attack on ... More


Introduction

John Walter

in Covenanting Citizens: The Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199605590
eISBN:
9780191779114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605590.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Early Modern History

Marrying traditional sources of political history with the methodology and sources of social and cultural history, this volume addresses the agenda of the ‘new political history’. Surveying an ... More


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