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Antilegon: Attitudes to Authority

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores parishioners' attitudes to church authority. Good fellowship among the less-godly was bestial sin to the godly, and the ceremony of ‘good and faithful drunkards’ became ... More


England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Since Elizabethan times puritan reformers had criticized the established church and many of the nation’s social and cultural traditions. This book explores the ‘culture wars’ between reformers and ... More


Drink and Disorder

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Reformers blamed alehouses and taverns for encouraging drunkenness, violence, bawdiness, and gambling, and were determined to regulate them more closely. Building on pre-war campaigns, they sought to ... More


May Games and Whitsun Ales

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Commoners, unlike royalty and the aristocracy, lacked large buildings in which communal festivities could comfortably be held in bad weather. During the darker and colder seasons, it was the alehouse ... More


A monstrous plant: alcohol and the Reformation

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In 1628, a writer called Richard Rawlidge published a pamphlet with the eye-catching title A Monster Late Found Out and Discovered. That monster was drunkenness. According to Rawlidge, England was ... More


Healths, toasts and pledges: political drinking in the seventeenth century

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the seventeenth century, the stream of alehouse legislation in England was accompanied by a rising tide of religious anti-drink literature. The drinking of healths, toasts, and pledges caused ... More


Odious monopolies: power, control and the 1830 Beer Act

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While the second half of the eighteenth century saw the emergence of new philosophical and medical speculations on the nature of intoxication and addiction, it also saw the return of some much older ... More


The Historical Development of Taverns, Inns, and Public Houses

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This largely descriptive chapter introduces the reader to the specific features and functions of each type of hostelry and provides a broad-brush picture of their historical development, activities, ... More


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