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‘The Detested Names of Whig and Tory’ 1704–1705

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Parliament opened on November 9th of that year, the high churchmen were able to introduce a bill that asserted how ‘occasional conformity’ to the Anglican communion would hinder dissenters from ... More


Moderation

Jacqueline Broad

in The Philosophy of Mary Astell: An Early Modern Theory of Virtue

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716815
eISBN:
9780191785382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716815.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows how Mary Astell extends her moral views about virtue and happiness to her political arguments about the maintenance of peace and security in civil society. It is argued that she ... More


‘But what if the Queen should die?’: Defoe, the Dissenters, and the Succession

W. R. Owens

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 discusses Daniel Defoe’s writings on Dissent and the Succession during the last years of Queen Anne and the opening years of the reign of George I. His relationship with his Dissenting ... More


Toleration, Dissent, and the State in Britain

Andrew C. Thompson

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Dissenters within Britain had to face a range of challenges when it came to their relationship with the state. While the Toleration Act (1689) allowed Dissenters in England willing to subscribe to ... More


1704–1705

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The fifth chapter shows the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership in full operation, as Godolphin aims to defeat the economy of France while Marlborough conquers the French army in the field. Nottingham ... More


1703–1704

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The fourth chapter shows the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership challenged by Nottingham for control of grand strategy. The expansion of the war into Portugal, Spain, the Mediterranean, and the ... More


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