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The Basic Constitutional Rules: The Rules of Succession

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy governed by rules. In Britain, these rules are of two kinds—non‐statutory rules governing hereditary succession and statutory rules laying down certain ... More


Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune: How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England

Rory Muir

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244311
eISBN:
9780300249545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244311.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In Regency England the eldest son usually inherited almost everything while his younger brothers, left with little inheritance, had to make a crucial decision: what should they do to make an ... More


Whigs out of Place, 1810–1830

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the failed attempts of Grey and Grenville to bring the Whig Party into office. George III relapsed into mental illness in the autumn of 1810. Grey still hoped that the Prince ... More


Protestant Ascendancy and the Revival of Radicalism, 1786-1791

Stephen Small

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798: Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257799
eISBN:
9780191717833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257799.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts developments in patriotism and radical reform between 1787 and 1791. It argues that the emergence of Protestant Ascendancy as a conceptual reaction to the Tithe Dispute, the ... More


The Rebirth of the Oldenburg Monarchy, 1536–1596

Paul Douglas Lockhart

in Denmark, 1513–1660: The Rise and Decline of a Renaissance Monarchy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271214
eISBN:
9780191709616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271214.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the events of 1536 and of Christian III's reign. Topics covered include reformation and monarchy, the Oldenburg state, the regency government following the death of Frederik ... More


Women and Social Politics

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concentrates on women's involvement in the social aspects of 18th-century political life. It calls attention to the interconnexion of politics and society, and to the importance that ... More


France 1714–1715

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Discusses the bankrupt state of the French economy when Louis XIV died. It also discusses the regency of Phillippe duc d’Orléans. The operation of the old financial system and Law's recommendations ... More


Love-Mad Women and Political Insurrection in Regency Fiction

Helen Small

in Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184911
eISBN:
9780191674396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184911.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The themes of love-madness and war were clearly coming together in fiction of the early 1810s, albeit often in little more than an attempt to enliven otherwise jaded material. Lady Charlotte Bury's ... More


‘At Once Above—Beneath Her Sex’: The Heroine in Male-authored Regency Verse Romance

Caroline Franklin

in Byron's Heroines

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112303
eISBN:
9780191670763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112303.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Male-authored Regency verse romances, published in the first fifteen years of the century, are examined initially as a group with regard to their ideology of gender. Irene Tayler and Gina Luria have ... More


Typology and Transmission of Sources

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The result of the development of civilization during the period treated here was the transmission of an increasing quantity of historical evidence reaching new levels of quality. An important factor ... More


In Freedom

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Gestalt of freedom has a special status insofar as it cuts across and modifies all pre-given Gestalten of human existence. It is the business of every human being to decide how he or she relates ... More


Rival Courts 1689–1692

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/9780198202240.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Because of the King's absence, a Convention was held in January 1689 to compare and look into the alternatives for governance: a regency that would be continued in James's name; Mary's succession; or ... More


The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science

Jan Golinski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226351360
eISBN:
9780226368849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368849.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a biographical study of the English chemist Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829). It considers Davy’s career as a process of experimental self-fashioning, in which his adaptation to the ... More


Michael Faraday's Mental Exercises: An Artisan Essay-Circle in Regency London

Alice Jenkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311406
eISBN:
9781846313554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313554
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1818 Michael Faraday and a handful of other London artisans formed a self-help group with the aim of teaching themselves to write like gentlemen. For a year and a half Faraday's essay-circle met ... More


Gaming in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

David Miers

in Regulating Commercial Gambling: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276158
eISBN:
9780191711145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276158.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the rise and relative fall of gaming as a social activity prior to its regulation under the Gaming Act of 1968. Gaming was a pervasive social pastime generating social mischiefs ... More


The Father, the Dynasty, Childhood and Regency

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The death of one Fatimid caliph and the succession of the next would have been kept secret until the situation had been tested and any potentially disturbing factors were brought under control. It is ... More


Capitalism Before Corporations: The morality of business associations and the roots of commercial equity and law

Andreas Televantos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870340
eISBN:
9780191913136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870340.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book considers to what extent English law was able to facilitate trade before the advent of general incorporation and modern securities law. It concentrates on the period from 1790 to 1827 — the ... More


An Unwilling Founder: The Early Life and Ministry of Benjamin Titus Roberts

Kevin M. Watson

in Old or New School Methodism?: The Fragmentation of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190844516
eISBN:
9780190844547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844516.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter summarizes the Benjamin Titus (B.T.) Roberts’s early life and ministry. The chapter gives particular focus to Roberts’s radical abolitionist commitments, which preceded his Christian ... More


Fight Club’s Production and Promotion

Mark Ramey

in Studying Fight Club

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733551
eISBN:
9781800342040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733551.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter identifies the key elements of Fight Club's transition from novel to film. Fight Club is in some ways a paradoxical film: both a product and a critique of big business. Fox and Regency, ... More


The Queen and the Conqueror

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the lineage and reign of Thutmose III under the regency of his aunt, Hatshepsut, who ruled Egypt in his name. As king, she did nothing to diminish the nominal status of ... More


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