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Leviathan and the Cromwellian Revolution

JEFFREY R. COLLINS

in The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter contextualizes the composition of Leviathan by placing that text within the religious debates roiling the English Revolution in the aftermath of the regicide. It demonstrates how ... More


Rise of the Independents

JEFFREY R. COLLINS

in The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter further advances the book's account of the English Revolution as a religious war. It offers a reinterpretation of the Independents: that group of religious thinkers who rejected all ... More


Response of the Exiled Church

JEFFREY R. COLLINS

in The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter finishes the book's investigation of Hobbes's reception during the Interregnum. It examines Hobbes's negative reception, primarily among the outlawed supporters of episcopacy. It argues ... More


Social Contexts of Marvell's Lyric Verse, 1646–1648

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the talented circle of poets who gathered under the patronage of the wealthy royalist gentleman Thomas Stanley in the aftermath of the first civil war. Returning from a ... More


Richard Lovelace and the End of Court Culture, 1647–1649

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

Richard Lovelace is the best-known ‘Cavalier’ poet. He was a relative and close friend of Thomas Stanley; he was friends with both John Hall and Marvell. This chapter offers a revisionist ... More


Allegiance, Patronage, and the Reception of Marvell's Verse, 1649–1650

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with the fortunes of the Stanley circle in the aftermath of regicide by exploring their involvement in a volume of elegies for Henry, Lord Hastings, which is also an indirect ... More


Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Blair Worden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book takes a fresh approach to the literary biography of the two great poets of the Puritan Revolution, John Milton and Andrew Marvell. The book reconstructs the political contexts within which ... More


The Rover

Jane Spencer

in Aphra Behn's Afterlife

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184942
eISBN:
9780191674402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184942.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter traces the history of The Rover in 18th-century performance, a history that one can reconstruct patchily but in some detail from a number of sources, including contemporary playbills, ... More


Tory Plays: The Contradictions of Royalism in Crisis

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter starts the exploration of the contradictory nature of drama, of politics, and of the relationship between the two. The Exclusion Crisis exposes and sharpens contradictions which already ... More


Milton and the Commonwealth

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

John Milton and Marchamont Nedham agreed that Pride's Purge and the regicide, the emergency measures, had delivered England from a return to tyranny. So long as the royalist military threat survived, ... More


Cromwellian Oxford

Blair Worden

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

By 1652, when the five years of the parliamentary visitation ended, the resourceful and bitter resistance of Oxford University's royalism had been worn down. Few more significant challenges, ... More


For Church and King

Bernard Capp

in The World of John Taylor the Water-Poet 1578–1653

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203759
eISBN:
9780191675959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203759.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Remarkably little is known about royalism among ordinary people during the English Civil War. In this context, John Taylor is important as the most popular and prolific pamphleteer on the king's ... More


The de facto Turn in Hobbes's Political Philosophy

Kinch Hoekstra

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers the Review and Conclusion of Leviathan, a text which is commonly read as a retraction of Hobbes's royalism. In the earlier political writings, and perhaps in the body of ... More


Revolutionary Seditions

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the sentiments in the revolutionary decades of the mid-17th century, and shows seditious language reverberating against parliament and Protector Cromwell. The revolutionary crisis ... More


Kings and Aristocrats

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the history of royalism after 1848. This history involved secret conspiracies, tense crises, and prolonged rivalries. The leading protagonists included colorful extremists, ... More


Kings and Aristocrats

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

There is a great deal of drama in the history of royalism after 1848 – secret conspiracies, tense crises, prolonged rivalries. This chapter asks just how much part accident played in what was, for ... More


The ‘Political’ Festivals

Nicholas Lossky

in Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261858
eISBN:
9780191682223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261858.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the sermons preached by Andrewes on August 5 1606 to commemorate the conspiracy of the Gowrie brothers and on November 5 of that year to commemorate the Gun Powder Plot. These ... More


Truth Brought to Light: The Secret History and the Defence of the English Republic, 1650–53

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines publications in the early 1650s about James I's murder. Official newsbooks mined early Stuart scandals to ward off the threat of resurgent Royalism, while other publications ... More


Royalist Women Writers, 1650-1689

Hero Chalmers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273270
eISBN:
9780191706356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273270.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book begins from the premise that when Margaret Cavendish, duchess of Newcastle, published her first printed work in 1653, she ushered in a new, more openly assertive and generically diverse ... More


Charles Cotton, Translator Of Hobbes's De cive

Noel Malcolm

in Aspects of Hobbes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247141
eISBN:
9780191597992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247145.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Discusses the translation of Hobbes's De cive, which was published in England in 1651 under the title Philosophicall Rudiments. A few surviving copies include a dedicatory epistle (addressed to Lady ... More


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