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Pastoral Care

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the role of the clergy in pastoral care in their parishes. It considers the expectations of the Church's Canons and the bishops. It considers the evidence for parochial ... More


‘A Matter too hot…to be Handled’:1 The Death of Edmund Berry Godfrey

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the Justice of the Peace Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, who was another important character in the progress of the Popish Plot. It considers Godfrey's posthumous talismanic presence ... More


New Powers in the Localities

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at a number of completely new powers being created alongside the old ones, notably the local courts of the church but also some new civil administrators. This was one of the most ... More


Magistrates in a Paternalist Society

MATTHEW CRAGOE

in An Anglican Aristocracy: The Moral Economy of the Landed Estate in Carmarthenshire 1832-1895

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205944
eISBN:
9780191676864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205944.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Aristocracy implied ‘membership of an elite of governors’. The gentry and nobility shared a historic responsibility for local government, and this lent them a unity of outlook which marked them off ... More


The View from the Benches of the Justice-of-the-Peace Courts

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how judges at Russia's busiest set of courts, the justice-of-the-peace courts (JP courts or mirovye sudy), see themselves and their role. When ordinary Russians are unable to ... More


One Concept of Justice

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the coroners’ jury, its makeup, its purpose and its relationship with the coroner. This section contends that the structure of the early modern coroners’ jury indicates that it was ... More


Constructing a Protestant regime The machinery of the Elizabethan war effort in the counties

Younger Neil

in War and politics in the Elizabethan counties: Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083006
eISBN:
9781781704783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083006.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the ways in which the Elizabethan regime adapted its governing methods to the demands of war, in particular looking at the lord lieutenancies. The earlier history of this ... More


Standing and Duty

Peter Robb

in Useful Friendship: Europeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099185
eISBN:
9780199083053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099185.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

In this chapter a violation of expected rituals of friendly association between the justices of the peace and the professional Europeans they employed frames a discussion of the procedures, norms, ... More


The View from the Trenches of the Justice-of-the-Peace Courts

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how litigants experience Russia's justice-of-the-peace courts (JP courts). The views of judges are unlikely to mirror those of litigants. For judges, the judicial process ... More


Urgent Use of Protection Orders

Bert Calder

in A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860820
eISBN:
9781474406116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes how to use the justice of the peace court system where an adult has to be visited using a warrant or removed an urgent basis, The warrant and removal order are similar to those ... More


Intimidating the Crown

Brian Hughes

in Defying the IRA?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores IRA activity against servants of the Crown in Ireland between 1917 and 1922. As the most obvious manifestation of the Crown on the ground in Ireland, the Royal Irish ... More


Miscegenation

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter takes up the story on January 6, 1928, the day of the wedding of George and Josephine. George came home at two o'clock in the afternoon on that day since the bureau closed at four, but ... More


The pursuit of justice

Steven Gunn

in Henry VII’s New Men and the Making of Tudor England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199659838
eISBN:
9780191748202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659838.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new men were essential agents of Henry’s judicial policy and of its continuation under Cardinal Wolsey. They were active at the centre in the council courts and in the counties as justices of the ... More


Everyday Law in Russia

Kathryn Hendley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book challenges the prevailing common wisdom that Russians cannot rely on their law and that Russian courts are hopelessly politicized and corrupt. While acknowledging the persistence of ... More


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