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Echard v. Townshend, 1704

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on valid clandestine marriage in England, focusing on the court case Echard v. Townshend which was filed in 1704. This involved the Reverend John Echard and Fanny ... More


The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Patrick Griffin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book chronicles the attempts of brothers Charles and George Townshend to control the forces of history in the heady days after Britain's mythic victory over France in the mid-eighteenth century, ... More


Imperial Crisis

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/9780199543472.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The administration of Viscount Townshend, replacing reliance on local undertakers with direct rule by a resident lord lieutenant, was part of a wider tightening of imperial control. Between 1776 and ... More


Going it Alone (1728–1732)

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers

in Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278985
eISBN:
9780191700002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278985.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses how during the end of the 1720s, Curll engaged in fewer co-publishing ventures. Many of his earlier partners in the book trade had gone out of business. It explains that some ... More


Britain and the Revolutionary Crisis, 1763–1791

Stephen Conway

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1763, the British Empire in North America had emerged from a triumphant war with spectacular new gains. The uniting of the colonies against the Coercive Acts moved the crisis into a new and ... More


Quadrophenia

Stephen Glynn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167413
eISBN:
9780231850551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167413.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1964, Mods clashed with Rockers in Brighton, creating a moral panic. In 1973, ex-Mod band The Who released Quadrophenia, a concept album following young Mod Jimmy Cooper to the Brighton riots and ... More


“It Is Consent that Makes a Perfect Slave”: Love and Liberty in the Caroline Masque

Melissa E. Sanchez

in Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754755
eISBN:
9780199896912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754755.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Milton Studies

Chapter Six studies to a genre that has often been understood as celebrating exactly the sort of voluntary enslavement that writers like Wroth examined: the Caroline masque. This chapter suggests ... More


Prologue: Raynham Revisited

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the complex story of the Townshend brothers, Charles and George, and how they had influenced the world in which they lived based on the sense that they were destined to lead at a ... More


Making Empire

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the family background, childhood, education, and careers of George and Charles Townshend and their role in the making of the British empire. George Townshend was born on ... More


Charles Townshend’s America

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Charles Townshend's plan for America during his tenure as Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1767. It begins with a discussion of how Charles and George Townshend's moment ... More


Making Revolution

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role played by Charles and George Townshend in the transition of British colonies from patriotic resistance toward a desire for independence. In 1777, an anonymously written ... More


Hannah Griffitts (1727–1817)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Hannah Griffitts belonged to a network of women writers centered on Philadelphia during the eighteenth century. As a Quaker, she was raised in a tradition of gender egalitarianism. In 1768, Griffitts ... More


The Life of an Absent-minded Professor

Iain McLean

in Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623525
eISBN:
9780748672110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623525.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter introduces the life of Adam Smith as an absent-minded professor. Smith became absent-minded as he grew up. The events of his quiet life give vital clues as to how and why he shaped the ... More


Britain’s Imperial Reckonings

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how George and Charles Townshend addressed the crisis of sovereignty that arose in the British empire following its victory over France in the Seven Years' War. It first ... More


The Chatham ministry I. The year of Charles Townshend (1766–1767): India and America

Peter D. G. Thomas

in George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064289
eISBN:
9781781700310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064289.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the regime of William Pitt as British prime minister, who was designated by George III as the First Earl of Chatham. Pitt was disposed to retain those office-holders who ... More


The Townshend Blunder

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines Boston's reaction to the Townshend Acts, which consisted of three major components proposed by Chancellor of the Exchequer Charles Townshend in 1767 and approved by the ... More


November 1966: “The Best Guitarist in the World”

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

On November 2, 1966, the Experience record Jimi’s newly composed “Stone Free” during a single session at De Lane Lea Studios. Chas Chandler arranges a record deal with Track Records and Jimi begins ... More


Inheritance (1750–66)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

After outlining the history of the Buccleuch estates and the background to the Duke’s inheritance, this chapter focuses on the management of his estates during his long minority, from 1751-1767. The ... More


Education (1746–66)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter charts the Duke of Buccleuch’s early life and education, firstly at private boarding school and then Eton College, before focusing on his Grand Tour of Europe (1764-66) under the ... More


Majority (1767–70)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Continuing on from chapter 2, this chapter charts the Duke of Buccleuch’s life and career on his return from his Grand Tour in 1766, including his marriage to Lady Elizabeth Montagu, the death of his ... More


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