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The Cultural and Social Context of Hunting

ROGER B. MANNING

in Hunters and Poachers: A Social and Cultural History of Unlawful Hunting in England 1485-1640

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203247
eISBN:
9780191675805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203247.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the social and cultural context of hunting in late-medieval England. An analysis of the deer-hunting reveals much about the aristocracy and gentry of Tudor and early Stuart ... More


John Feckenham and Tudor Religious Controversies

Philippa Tudor

in The Cloister and the World: Essays in Medieval History in Honour of Barbara Harvey

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204404
eISBN:
9780191676246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204404.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter describes the involvement of John Feckenham in religious controversies in Tudor England. Feckenham is best known as the abbot of the restored Benedictine community at Westminster from ... More


Elizabeth I and the verdicts of history

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter asks: Where do we start with the many verdicts of history on such a monarch, such a woman, and where do we end? This chapter draws attention at the outset to Archbishop Matthew Parker's ... More


Introduction

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/9780198207818.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book narrates some of the strangest and most troubling incidents from the sideroads of Tudor and Stuart England. Through a series of linked stories and close readings of local texts and ... More


The Management of Childbirth

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the management of childbirth in Tudor and Stuart England. Rituals and traditions after childbirth differ between social groups and regions. A general common feature is that the ... More


Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

David Cressy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

From childbirth and baptism through to courtship, weddings, and funerals, every stage in the life-cycle of Tudor and Stuart England was accompanied by ritual. Even under the Protestantism of the ... More


Introduction: Poverty Beyond Public Policy

Steve Hindle

in On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of Paul Slack's Poverty and Policy in Tudor and Stuart England. The account of poverty in this book is then compared to Slack's contribution. An ... More


Puritan Revolution

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the differences between divisions of attitude to popular festivities in mid-Tudor and early Stuart England. The latter period separated the monarch from the majority of ... More


Ritual and Reformation

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines burial rituals in Tudor and Stuart England and the impact of the Reformation on this tradition. In the old Catholic burial service the priest wished the soul Godspeed on its ... More


The First London Companies

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The attraction of playing in London was by far the strongest influence on the playing companies, and the strongest factor determining their ... More


Introduction

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about courtship, marriage, birth, and death rituals and traditions in Tudor and Stuart England. This book traces the history of ... More


The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Brian Cummings

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book examines the place of literature in the Reformation, considering both how arguments about biblical meaning and literary interpretation influenced the new theology, and how developments in ... More


Purification, Thanksgiving, and the Churching of Women

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the tradition of purification, thanksgiving, and the churching of women after childbirth in Tudor and Stuart England. These rituals connected the semi-secret domestic world of ... More


Holy Matrimony

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the ritual components of matrimony and explores some of the concomitants of marriage in Tudor and Stuart England. It focuses on the social and religious meaning of the wedding ... More


Wedding Celebrations

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the tradition of wedding celebrations in Tudor and Stuart England. It explores the so-called ‘Hymen's revels’ and the rituals of nuptial cheer that brought the concomitants of ... More


Childbed Attendants

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the witness and assistants who were normally present during childbirth in Tudor and Stuart England. Childbirth was an exclusively women's affair and during this time the marital ... More


Funerals and Burials

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the material accoutrements of funerals and the ordinary business of burials in Tudor and Stuart England using data from diaries, sermons, devotional writings, and church court ... More


Childbed Mysteries

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines childbirth rituals and traditions in Tudor and Stuart England. During these periods, childbirth ceremony began with the recognition of pregnancy, gained pace with the sensation ... More


Prohibitions and Impediments

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines prohibitions and impediments to marriage in Tudor and Stuart England. Though marriage required readiness to marry at any convenient time, the early modern church maintained a ... More


Epilogue

DAVID LOADES

in John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504-1553

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201939
eISBN:
9780191675089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201939.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the fall of the Duke of Northumberland, which disbanded his household and scattered his family-based affinity. It shows that John Dudley's ambitions, talents, ... More


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