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Lords of the Central Marches: English Aristocracy and Frontier Society, 1087-1265

Brock Holden

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199548576
eISBN:
9780191720680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548576.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the Middle Ages, the March between England and Wales was a contested, militarised frontier zone, a ‘land of war’. With English kings distracted by affairs in France, English frontier lords were ... More


Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Andrew L-T Choo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199280834
eISBN:
9780191712876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280834.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The criminal courts have a power to stop a prosecution from proceeding altogether where it would be inappropriate for it to continue. This power to stay proceedings which constitute an abuse of the ... More


State of the Union

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is the first survey of Unionism, the ideology of most of the rulers of the United Kingdom for the past 300 years. Because it was taken so much for granted, it has never been properly studied. In ... More


Irish Religious Developments in a British and European Context

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter brings the main themes and arguments of the book together, and sets them in the context of religious developments in other parts of the British Isles and mainland Europe. It shows how ... More


Above and below

Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

One prominent alternative to the challenges of delegation rests on the movement of responsibilities above and below the nation state to democratic structures that may offer greater capacity in terms ... More


Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Wendy Davies

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is an exploration of the nature of power in early medieval Wales. The book examines the distribution of power, territorial and social, and traces the ways in which contemporaries defined ... More


The Impact of UK Devolution

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Devolution to Scotland since 1707. Church patronage 1707–1874. The Disruption 1843. The Jacobite risings. The Scottish Enlightenment. Revival of devolution since the 1960s. The shotgun conversion of ... More


Nations, Regions, and Europe: The UK Experience

Michael Keating and Barry Jones

in The European Union and the Regions

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279990
eISBN:
9780191599552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827999X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Minority nationalists and other representatives of the UK periphery were traditionally hostile to Europe but were converted in the 1980s. In the absence of elected governments, the territories are ... More


The Sovereign and the Church

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Church of England and the Church of Scotland (a Presbyterian church) are both established churches, and the sovereign enjoys a special relationship with each. She is under a statutory duty to ... More


Context and Contingency: Constitutional Nationalists and Europe

James Mitchell and Michael Cavanagh

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242146
eISBN:
9780191599651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242143.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Compares the European policies of three constitutional nationalist parties in the UK: the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru (Wales), and the Social and Democratic Labour Party (Northern Ireland). ... More


Introduction

R. R. Davies

in The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205081
eISBN:
9780191676499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205081.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter presents a brief overview of the revolt led by Owain Glyn Dŵr. The revolt struck Wales like a bolt from the blue in September 1400; indeed some Englishmen came to wonder whether the king ... More


Exploring the Contested Role of Mandatory Reporting Laws in the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect

Ben Mathews

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Significant numbers of children are severely abused and neglected by parents and caregivers. Infants and very young children are the most vulnerable and are unable to seek help. Many of these ... More


Political Parties in Britain: Secular Decline or Adaptive Resilience?

Paul Webb

in Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For thirty years following the end of the Second World War, it was orthodox to regard Britain as having one of the most stable and party‐oriented political systems in the Western world—parties ... More


Introduction

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The relationship of Welsh law to the Catholic Church was characterized by co-operation rather than conflict. In terms of both textual production and legal practice, cyfraith Hywel relied — albeit to ... More


Introduction

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the two and a half centuries before the Black Death of 1349, Wales underwent economic, social, and ecclesiastical changes arguably more profound and far-reaching than any it experienced prior to ... More


Introduction

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The period from 1172 to 1277 witnessed momentous changes in Wales. Some of those changes within society, economic life, and the church have already been outlined. They were equally momentous in the ... More


Conclusion: A Balanced Blending?

Keith Robbins

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Integration and Diversity. The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1986-1987

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205852
eISBN:
9780191676819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205852.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on regional diversity and unity in Great Britain. The results suggest that Britain was a unity in diversity. The analyses of various indicators of ... More


Introduction

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter presents a brief overview of cancer incidence in England and Wales, as well as brief description of the purpose of the book. Approximately 250,000 cancers occur each year in ... More


History

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva, and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a brief historical background of the available sources of data for cancer trends. These include mortality statistics, cancer registration statistics, and publications on trends.


Registration of Identities in Early Modern English Parishes and amongst the English Overseas

Simon Szreter

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From 1538 the new Protestant church of Henry VIII provided a system of registration of baptisms, marriages, and burials in all parishes of England and Wales. This chapter re-examines the original ... More


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