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Richard II and Westminster Abbey 1

Nigel Saul

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/9780198204404.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter studies the role of King Richard II in the prominence of Westminster Abbey in England during the 11th and 12th centuries. The mainspring of Richard II's interest in the abbey was Edward ... More


The Monastic Diet

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Food was the largest single category of expenditure for Durham Cathedral Priory. This chapter analyses what was purchased under this heading. There are sections on the provisioning infrastructure of ... More


An Erastian Descent: History and Establishment in the Thought of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley and E. A. Freeman

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

E. A. Freeman’s distaste for Erastianism, his contempt for Whigs, and his equivocal interventions in debates on disestablishment and disendowment are well-attested. Yet the career of Arthur Penrhyn ... More


Westminster and the state:: sites and rites, 1642–60

J.F. Merritt

in Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The 1640s and 1650s saw the state assume an unprecedented predominance in the public life of Westminster. This chapter reveals for the first time how Westminster Abbey lay at the religious and ... More


Allegiance and government, 1643–60

J.F. Merritt

in Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers the issue of political allegiance in Westminster during this period, and how far this fed into divisions in local government and the outcome of parliamentary elections. A first ... More


King Henry III and the Cosmati Work at Westminster Abbey

D. A. Carpenter

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/9780198204404.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the construction of the Cosmati work on the base on the shrine of Edward the Confessor at the Westminster Abbey in England. It talks about medieval art history professor Paul ... More


The Dioceses and the Abbey

F. C. MATHER

in High Church Prophet: Bishop Samuel Horsley (1733–1806) and the Caroline Tradition in the Later Georgian Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202271
eISBN:
9780191675263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202271.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Samuel Horsley's activities in his dioceses and at Westminster Abbey confirm the judgement of his national career, that he was a genuine proponent of Church reform. His early experiences at St. ... More


The Piety of Henry III

David Carpenter

in Henry III: The Rise to Power and Personal Rule, 1207-1258

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300238358
eISBN:
9780300255508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238358.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the piety of Henry III. King Henry III was widely regarded by his contemporaries as a ‘rex Christianissimus’, ‘a most Christian king’. Everything known about his religious ... More


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

John Blair and Brian Golding (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204404
eISBN:
9780191676246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204404.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book's chapters honour a distinguished scholar best known for her work on late medieval economy, demography, and estate management, and on the monastic community at Westminster. The uniting ... More


Retirement

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the retirement of Hensley Henson as Bishop of Durham. It explains that Henson gave away most of his prized possessions when he left Durham. It discusses Prime Minister Winston ... More


The Canon

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the career of Hensley Henson as canon of Westminster Abbey. At Westminster, Henson inhabited a world a long way from Ilford and he delivered his sermons with some of England's ... More


Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

J. F. Merritt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book examines the varied and fascinating ways in which the series of non-monarchical regimes of England’s civil wars and interregnum interacted with the unique locality and community of ... More


The Wonderous City of London

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/9780198063117.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author describes the city of London and is amazed by its magnificent buildings, St. James's Park, and even the streets and shops. He notes the river flowing through its midst, as well as the city ... More


Edward the Confessor: From Critical Standard to Patron Saint

George Garnett

in The Norman Conquest in English History: Volume I: A Broken Chain?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198726166
eISBN:
9780191793042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726166.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Chapter 4 shows how during John’s reign the baronial opposition appropriated the figure of the recently canonized Edward the Confessor, and used him as a standard against which to judge the current ... More


Death: Lamenting Livingstone

Justin D. Livingstone

in Livingstone's ‘Lives’: A metabiography of a Victorian icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095320
eISBN:
9781781707951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095320.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The third chapter examines Livingstone’s Victorian commemoration by focusing on the ways he was constructed in 1874, the year his corpse was returned to British soil. When Livingstone passed away in ... More


Sacred Spaces: Churches and Cathedrals

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415637
eISBN:
9781474449687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415637.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Woolf’s conceptualization of sacred space in relation to her interest in the gendered division of space, and her interrogation of the concept of the sacred, with its ... More


Romancing the Stone: (E)motion and the Affective History of the Stone of Scone

Alicia Marchant

in Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions through History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802648
eISBN:
9780191840944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802648.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Medieval History

The Stone of Scone is neither ornate nor decorative, but rather is plain, heavy, and unwieldy. Yet this stone’s plain appearance is not matched with a plain history; it has been stolen, broken, ... More


To Build the Falling Castle: Louis MacNeice and the Drama of Form

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Collectively, Louis MacNeice’s output of radio dramas and features represents one of the greatest achievements of wartime radio broadcasting in Britain. For MacNeice, already interested in poetic ... More


From the war to Westminster Abbey: the BBC and the empire, 1939–53

Thomas Hajkowski

in The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079443
eISBN:
9781781702314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079443.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter highlights the fact that the BBC's representation of empire during the Second World War is both challenging and revealing. Consistent with its policies from the 1930s, the BBC ... More


Home

Guy Cuthbertson

in Wilfred Owen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In Shrewbury, Tom and Susan Owen could read in the newspapers about the progress towards peace. They had every reason to be happy because their three sons, who had joined the forces, now could return ... More


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