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The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

James Tracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1572, towns in the province of Holland, led by William of Orange, rebelled against the government of the Habsburg Netherlands. The story of the Dutch Revolt is usually told in terms of fractious ... More


Holland's Rulers: The Urban Oligarchies

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In Flanders and Brabant, guilds had a share in urban government. Holland's cities were ruled by self‐perpetuating town councils. Whether brought to power by Orange, or merely adapting to new ... More


‘Catholics were not asked’: Rebellion, 1572–1585

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 Many Catholics initially supported the Revolt, but the emergence of the Calvinist Republics around 1580 forged a radicalisation of Netherlandish Catholics. They saw the ... More


James II and the Catholic Challenge

R. A. Beddard

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

At the death of Charles II in 1685, Oxford University was solidly Anglican, predominantly high church and imperturbably Tory in its religion and politics. Indeed, it remained so well beyond the ... More


The Influence of the Orange Order

Keith Daniel Roberts

in Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter outlines how the Orange Institution came to prominence in Liverpool. It describes its development as a religious, political, and social organisation which catered to the needs of its ... More


The Revolution in the Localities

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reconstructs the events of the revolution in Scotland, from the collapse of James VII’s authority in December 1688 to the meeting of the convention of estates in March 1689. Focusing ... More


Chanson de Geste and Reform

Richard W. Kaeuper

in Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244584
eISBN:
9780191697388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244584.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses chanson de geste to demonstrate that the ambivalent role of chivalry in issue or order appears in entire works less than in passages selected from many works. It examines the ... More


The Habsburg Netherlands, 1549–1567

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the forty years between 1520 and 1559, the Habsburg and Valois dynasties were at war for twenty years. This struggle for hegemony in Europe entailed not just recurring warfare along the ... More


Explaining the Decline of Orangeism

Keith Daniel Roberts

in Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter three analyses the decline of Orangeism in the city. Taking into account the perspectives of Orange officials, the author presents these reasons to the membership and affiliates. The overall ... More


Edinburgh Appointments in the Faculty of Divinity

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses how the choices made at Edinburgh can be seen by looking at the men who filled the principality after the death of Principal Rule in 1701. It observes that the clearest ... More


The Revolution Settlement of 1689–1690

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the attempts of the Scottish convention of estates to solve the problems generated by James VII’s experimental rule and his revolutionary overthrow. It begins by assessing the ... More


1660–1688

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The first chapter traces the friendship of Godolphin and Marlborough from their early years at the Restoration court, through the Exclusion crisis until the Revolution of 1688. Both marry for love at ... More


Roots of union: ambition and achievement and the aftermath of the revolution

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the background to the Union of 1707. The early focus is on the Scottish economic, its strengths, weaknesses and the challenges at a time when elsewhere in Europe rulers were ... More


The Refusal to Speculate: Sticking to Simple Things

Harold J. Cook

in Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the period of conservative reaction formed in The Netherlands in the last three decades of the seventeenth century and well into the eighteenth century. The country had been ... More


With Princes and Beggars (1567–1568)

Matthew Woodcock

in Thomas Churchyard: Pen, Sword, and Ego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199684304
eISBN:
9780191764974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684304.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter details how Churchyard undertakes a mission to Antwerp for Cecil to gather intelligence about the growing unrest and opposition to Habsburg rule. After establishing the historical ... More


An Irregular Life: Not a Biography of Constantijn Huygens

Lisa Jardine

in Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698233
eISBN:
9780191803772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199698233.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on the ‘irregular life’ of Sir Constantijn Huygens, secretary and adviser to William of Orange of the United Provinces of the Netherlands. More precisely, it examines Huygens’s ... More


Conceptions of Nationhood in the Anglo-Scottish Union Debates of 1707*

Stewart J. Brown and Christopher A. Whatley

in The Union of 1707: New Dimensions: Scottish Historical Review Supplementary Issue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638024
eISBN:
9780748672295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638024.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the death of William, duke of Gloucester, in 1700, a dynastic predicament developed in both Scotland and England, as it became evident that William of Orange's sister-in-law, Anne, would ... More


George and Walpole: Double Act or King in the Shadows? 1731–1741

Jeremy Black

in George II: Puppet of the Politicians?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898072
eISBN:
9781781380543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898072.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Despite their differences over foreign policy and ministerial composition in 1729–1730, George II supported Robert Walpole in office until his fall in 1742. This was evident in 1733, during the ... More


Into the Refuge

Carolyn Chappell Lougee

in Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190241315
eISBN:
9780190241346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241315.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This first chapter of Part Four on the lives of the Champagné in the Refuge looks at the sociability networks the family created in Holland, noting that they were exclusively noble—not the ... More


Male Bondage and the Military Imperative

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The institution of the militia guild or civic guard company has a pedigree reaching back to the fourteenth century in the northern Netherlands. Grayson's pointed out that after 1572 the militia ... More


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