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The Scots and the North of England

G. W. S. Barrow

in The Anarchy of King Stephen's Reign

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203643
eISBN:
9780191675928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203643.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of the Scots and the North of England during the reign of King Stephen. It suggests that the phrases north of England, king of Scots, and even simply the Scots are ... More


Introduction

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the process of change in seven large organizations operating in the North of England. These organizations were located in the ... More


Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Cathrine Degnen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Seeking to better understand what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this richly detailed ethnographic study engages in debates over ... More


Introduction

Stephanie Ward

in Unemployment and the state in Britain: The means test and protest in 1930s south Wales and north-east England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086809
eISBN:
9781781705995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086809.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter serves as an historiographical introduction to the major themes of the book. It provides a critique of the historiography of the interwar depression and examines the evolution of studies ... More


Background and legal framework

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers definitions of illicit behaviour and bastardy during this period, and the ways in which they shape the sources available to us. It will commence with the theoretical legal ... More


The extent of bastardy among the elite

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the extent of bastardy among the nobility and gentry, using a variety of sources, especially wills, property transactions and court records. It compares numbers of births and ... More


The bastard children

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues for the rich and varied approaches taken by the aristocracy and gentry in providing for illegitimate children. Insights into the immediate circumstances of the birth are provided ... More


Introduction: A city in time and space

D. M. Palliser

in Medieval York: 600-1540

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199255849
eISBN:
9780191746871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255849.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

York's location in its region is described and its importance in the history of England is explained. The background to the later chapters—the political, geographical, and economic context within ... More


The role and status of the mistress

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The historiography might suggest that female servants were the typical mistresses of the elite. Such relationships are explored in this section, but it is also evident that many of the mistresses of ... More


Gentlewomen and their lovers

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Even if for the gentry and nobility the double-standard was less restrictive of male conduct than, for example, Capp has argued, there is no question that contemporary expectations constrained the ... More


Conclusion

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

in The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beginning by means of a case study linked to earlier discussion, on the life and career of Sir Rowland Stanley of Hooton and his illegitimate relationships and offspring, this chapter draws together ... More


Introduction – city survivors

Anne Power

in City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420503
eISBN:
9781447301875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the study of how families live in troubled city neighbourhoods in the North of England and East London. It notes that this book is based on yearly visits over seven years to ... More


The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is an exploration of the extent and implications of the pre- and extra-marital relationships of the gentry and nobility in the period 1450–1640 in the north of England. It challenges assumptions ... 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


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