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Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

P. J. P. Goldberg

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This is an innovative analysis of the relationship between women's economic opportunity and marriage in the 14th and 15th centuries. It is based on an intensive study of York and Yorkshire, but also ... More


Preface [to a Folk Song Collection]

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0037
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The folk tunes collection in this chapter differs from most of those hitherto printed in the Folk-Song Journal in that, while former collections have been gathered from one county, the present tunes ... More


Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Catherine Richardson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In a theatre that self-consciously cultivated its audiences' imagination, how and what did playgoers ‘see’ on the stage? This book reconstructs one aspect of that imaginative process, considering a ... More


Yorkshire Writers: Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

Ralph Hanna

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the selective procedures that underlie a narrow range of later fourteenth-century Yorkshire books. It follows up a typically elliptical discussion from Ian Doyle's Cambridge ... More


Fever Days: The Reaction to Lincolnshire

R. W. Hoyle

in The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Politics of the 1530s

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208747
eISBN:
9780191716980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208747.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The reaction of the Lincolnshire gentry, faced with a disturbance which they could not control, was to send word of their difficulties to Henry VIII and await rescue. So, first John Hennage rode ... More


The Great Change

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes how William Wilberforce became a Member of Parliament first for Hull and then, in the election of 1784 the Pittite Member for Yorkshire. It deals with his religious conversion ... More


Helpmeets

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter briefly summarizes the debate on separate spheres by relating the concept to the lives of the Clapham sect. It is argued that though the men lived public lives, they spent their private ... More


Some poems, a song and a prose piece

Ray Hearne and Ryan Bramley

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter showcases some literary pieces centred around Rotherham, and are based on the authors' own experiences growing up in the area as well as observations on the socio-economic conditions of ... More


Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

David Forrest and Sue Vice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses all of Barry Hines’s written works, including fiction, screenplays for film and television and scripts for the theatre. We draw on Barry Hines’s archive, in which appear several ... More


The Wider Realm

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 6 considers how decisions taken in parliament affected everyday life. It first discusses the publicizing of statute law examining the roles of proclamations and of statute books, and the rise ... More


Industrial towns and townships, 1750–1840

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses sports and pastimes that were enjoyed in two contrasting communities in the early nineteenth century: the west Midlands and the West Riding of Yorkshire. It demonstrates the ... More


Introduction

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

The question which inspired this book was the extent to which marriage was an economic necessity for medieval woman. The period is almost devoid of letters written by women and autobiographical ... More


Women, Work, and Life Cycle: A Hypothesis Explored

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter explores more fully the structure of late medieval English society and examines the role women played in economic life. It compares and contrasts this with the post-medieval English ... More


Introduction: Clothiers and Mills

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on technological changes in the woollen industry in Huddersfield. Between 1780 and 1850, while the population of Huddersfield grew, the familiar world of the Yorkshire clothier ... More


Holy Amazon: Mary Ward of Yorkshire, 1585–1645

David Wallace

in Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347–1645

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199541713
eISBN:
9780191730924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541713.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Related to all but two of the Gunpowder plotters, Mary Ward left England in 1606 to try her vocation in the Spanish Netherlands as a nun. Realizing that enclosure was not for her, she returned to ... More


Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Matt Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers new research on familiar themes involving loyalties of politics, faith and locality. Richard Wainwright was a Liberal MP for seventeen years during the Liberal Party's recovery, but ... More


Motherhood and the household: domestic tragedy and city comedy

Felicity Dunworth

in Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers the mother's physical presence in relation to spaces; to the geography that signifies and comprises her social function and status. The focus is upon the representation of ... More


A Yorkshire Tragedy

Catherine Richardson

in Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Perhaps the overriding meanings of ‘household’ in A Yorkshire Tragedy are family and lineage, and it offers a complex examination of the intergenerational pull of the ‘house’ as contained by the ... More


Introduction

Sarah Rees Jones

in York: The Making of a City 1068-1350

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198201946
eISBN:
9780191746338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a chronological introduction to the history of York, concentrating on the period before 1068. It surveys both medieval histories of the origins of the city such as those ... More


Bringing up families in poor neighbourhoods under New Labour

Anne Power and Helen Willmot

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

For five years, the lives of the 200 families in four of the most deprived areas in the country have been traced. Every year, the authors of this chapter visit the families and record their changing ... More


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