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1437–1461 The Duke of Buckingham and the Rule of the North Midlands

HELEN CASTOR

in The King, the Crown, and the Duchy of Lancaster: Public Authority and Private Power, 1399-1461

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206224
eISBN:
9780191677038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206224.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Although the Duke of Buckingham enjoyed the exercise of his local authority, his efforts to establish a coherent affinity and to extend his rule across Staffordshire and into Derbyshire were ... More


The Parliament of 1624: The Prince's Parliament 1

Conrad Russell

in Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

In 1624, the Crown was divided against itself. The clash of generations in the royal family overshadowed what happened on the floor of the House of Commons. On one side stood King James, on the other ... More


A True Clearing?: Buckingham’s Defence

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the defence of the Duke of Buckingham. To find a ‘true cleering’, Buckingham had to make an ‘honorable satisfactory answer’ to the charges against him. The first twelve, while ... More


London on Fire: Buckingham the Popish Poisoner

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This last two years of Buckingham's life was engulfed by critique and scandal. Elements of the secret history appeared in many forms — seditious talk and rumour, verse libel and underground print, ... More


The Murder of King James I

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. ... More


“What Can Be Fuller of Wonder?”: The Forerunner Makes Its Case

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on George Eglisham's book The Forerunner of Revenge and why it gained such an attentive domestic audience. The Forerunner was an undeniably skilful piece of writing, using ... More


The Duke’s Pallor: The Forerunner and the Assault on Buckingham

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the parliamentary attacks against the Duke of Buckingham. Initially, Buckingham reacted calmly to the mounting criticism. In a speech on 30 March he insisted that ‘it has been ... More


Reaping the Whirlwind: Radical Talk and the Problem of Justice

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The 1626 dissolution of Parliament was the key turning point of Charles's reign. Frustrated in their desire for justice and convinced of Buckingham's role in James'murder, many of Charles' subjects ... More


The Mother

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Henry Howard's mother was the daughter of Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, intermittently the Lord High Constable of England ‘eminent for his high blood, and large revenue’. Her father and the ... More


Whale Fishing in Westminster: The Favourite and His Critics

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the policies and failures that led to the Duke of Buckingham's transformation from ‘redeemer’ to reprobate in 1626. It focuses on the war against Spain led by Buckingham which ... More


A Crying Crime: The Parliament-men Investigate the Death of James I

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the parliamentary investigation into James I's death. It details the testimony of royal physicians before a twelve-man select committee, which confirmed some of Eglisham's ... More


Singing Lessons: Dissolution and Retribution

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers efforts to manage the fallout from the dissolution of the 1626 Parliament. The regime struggled to stabilize the situation, finding alternative, though controversial, means to ... More


The politics of rumour during Buckingham’s illness, 1624

David Coast

in News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines a series of reports that circulated about the Duke of Buckingham during his illness in the summer of 1624. Early in the year, Spanish ambassadors spread reports that Buckingham ... More


Managing the news during Prince Charles’s trip to Madrid, 1623

David Coast

in News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This narrative case study examines ways in which diplomatic information was suppressed and manipulated during Prince Charles’ and the Duke of Buckingham's trip to Madrid in 1623. Historians have ... More


Origins and Models

HAROLD LOVE

in English Clandestine Satire, 1660-1702

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255610
eISBN:
9780191719622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255610.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter begins with a description of George Villiers, second Duke of Buckingham and how his life as it is told today is essentially one that has been compiled from satires. It argues that the ... More


At the Sign of St Anne: Printing the Secret History

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents the hitherto untold history of the making of George Eglisham's book The Forerunner of Revenge. It follows Eglisham from London to Brussels, from the fringes of the English court ... More


Conclusion: The Shadows from Theobalds

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter presents some comments on the significance of the present study on James I's death for students of early modern Britain. It argues that while there is space for reasonable ... More


“To dippe my pen in teares not inke”—1626–1631

J. Sears McGee

in An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804785464
eISBN:
9780804794282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785464.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

D’Ewes’s marriage enabled him to turn his energies to his research projects and draw back from his plan to follow his father into the practice of law. This chapter begins with the completion of his ... More


A Doctor Suspected of Papistry: The Unmaking of George Eglisham, 1620–25

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details events in the life of George Eglisham from 1620–25. In the spring of 1621 Eglisham became ensnared in the first of a series of reversals that were to unmake the comfortable ... More


Introduction

Robert Appelbaum

in Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter defines terrorism as the word may be used in a variety of contexts, from ancient times to the twenty-first century. It shows how stories about terrorism circulated in early modern ... More


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