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Registration of Identities in Early Modern English Parishes and amongst the English Overseas

Simon Szreter

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From 1538 the new Protestant church of Henry VIII provided a system of registration of baptisms, marriages, and burials in all parishes of England and Wales. This chapter re-examines the original ... More


Names, Naming Patterns, and Godparents

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter is based entirely upon evidence from those parish registers in which detailed mention is made of a child's godparents. It offers an ... More


Battlefields, burials and the English Civil Wars

Ian Atherton

in Battle-scarred: Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526124807
eISBN:
9781526138675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124807.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Twentieth-century practices of battlefield preservation construct war graves as sites of memory and continuing commemoration. Such ideas, though they have led archaeologists in a largely fruitless ... More


The Deluge

Gregory Hanlon

in The Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, his Soldiers, and his Subjects in the Thirty Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687244
eISBN:
9780191767043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687244.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

Duke Odoardo crept back into his duchy without an army in June 1636, expecting French reinforcements to arrive by sea. That fleet was confined to port, paralyzed by combined command. After the defeat ... More


Maternal Mortality in Pre-Registration England

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines maternal mortality in pre-registration England, or the period covering 1800 to 1950. Data gathered from the London Bills of Mortality and parish registers suggests that there ... More


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