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The Political Economy in the Late Fourteenth Century

Elliot Kendall

in Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542642
eISBN:
9780191715419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542642.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the development of the great household's politics during Gower's lifetime. As context for this discussion, it outlines tensions between centralization and uncentralized or ... More


Landed Society

THOMAS P. POWER

in Land, Politics, and Society in Eighteenth-Century Tipperary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203162
eISBN:
9780191675768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203162.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Tipperary’s landed society. In the 18th century, there were important structural and personnel changes in the county’s landed class arising from the disposal of the Ormond, ... More


The Sample and the Sources of Evidence

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the years 1540 and 1880 are terminal dates and were in many ways self-selecting. The year 1540 was the moment when the impact of the Dissolution of the Monasteries first ... More


Land, Politics, and Society in Eighteenth-Century Tipperary

Thomas P. Power

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203162
eISBN:
9780191675768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203162.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines Ireland during the 18th century. It sets out to reconstruct in detail the economic, social, and political history of Tipperary, Ireland’s largest inland county. Using extensive and ... More


Durham: History, Culture and Identity

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the privileges of the liberty, the structure of its landed society and its relations with the ‘state’. It then focuses on the historical traditions associated with the liberty, ... More


An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book sets out to test the traditional view that for centuries English landed society has been open to new families made rich by business or public office. From a detailed examination of the ... More


Polite and Commercial’s Twin: Public Life and the Propertied Englishman 1689–1798

Joanna Innes

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

While Paul Langford was at work researching and writing A Polite and Commercial People, he worked in parallel on a second book, if anything more impressive and original, though less commonly read and ... More


Lady Charlotte Stopford: A Lady of Leisure?

Rachel Murphy

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study considers the leisure activities of aristocratic women in the nineteenth century as seen through the prism of the diaries of Lady Charlotte Stopford, daughter of the fifth earl of ... More


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