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Conclusions

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses the following questions: Whose victory did the Restoration Settlements represent? Who had effectively won in 1662? The reply most often given in recent years is that the King ... More


 Jupiter

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Jupiter the best of the planets, Fortuna Major, and Lewis's favourite. ‘Who does not need to be reminded of Jove?’ The planet of festal kingship, oaks, red faces, thrones, jocundity, blood, ... More


War in England 1642-1649

Barbara Donagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book focuses on answering a misleadingly simple question: in terms of ordinary lives what kind of a war was the English civil war? Eschewing descriptions of specific battles or analyses of ... More


War and Civil War

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the ways in which the laws of war applicable between nations were justified, adapted, and sustained in a civil war, and then looks at the regulations designed to produce an ... More


Armies

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the armies of the civil war. The armies of the civil war were large by contemporary English standards. In 1628, it was estimated that 24,000 men were necessary for an offensive ... More


Men

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the soldiers in the civil war. It argues that soldiers constantly behaved better than unflattering convention predicted. Even raw troops could win praise for dogged resolution ... More


Boarstall House 1645–1646

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details the siege of Boarstall House, a small-scale military event that dragged on to the middle of 1646. By then, the defenders' obstinate refusal to admit that their party had been ... More


Colchester 1648: ‘The Mournfull City’

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details the siege of the city of Colchester, which was a focus of national attention when war was renewed in the spring and summer of 1648. It was a nasty, long, and major military ... More


Colchesters Teares: Fire, Hunger, and Atrocity

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the outcome of the siege of the city of Colchester. The siege of Colchester was uncommonly harsh in the suffering it brought to soldiers and civilians. Much in the military ... More


Reciprocity, Negotiation, and Surrender

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on negotiation and surrender at the end of the siege of Colchester. It argues that the treatment of prisoners, methods of negotiation, and conceptions of honour retained their ... More


Colchester: The Aftermath

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the aftermath of the siege of Colchester. Parliament's victory at Colchester did not lead to immediate relaxation and reconstruction. To most parliamentarians, danger and ... More


Conclusion

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. The preceding chapters have attempted to convey something of the actuality of the civil war, and the responses ... More


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

Nicholas McDowell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book is about the things which could unite, rather than divide, poets during the English Civil Wars: friendship, patronage relations, literary admiration, and anticlericalism. The central figure ... More


The End of the Nunciature

Tadhg Ó hAnnrachÁin

in Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini 1645-1649

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208914
eISBN:
9780191716843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208914.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

GianBattista Rinuccini's last year in Ireland has attracted more attention from Irish historians than any other year of the nunciature. To some extent, this can be attributed to the fact that this ... 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


Clearing the Way: Challenges and Agenda

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new Commonwealth set out to reshape the nation's mental landscape by eradicating symbols of monarchy. It had royal statues removed, along with many ‘royal’ alehouse signs, and royal arms were ... More


The Civil Wars in Ireland and Scotland

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Wars of the Three Kingdoms were a complicated mixture of civil wars, religious wars, wars of conquest, and wars of national liberation. The wars in Ireland and Scotland also demonstrated how the ... More


Lovelace, Herrick, and the Eikon Basilike

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter talks about the English Civil War which began in August 1642 and John Milton's intellectual role in it. The royalist war effort, despite some early encouragement, quite quickly fell ... More


Marvell, Lovelace, and Cowley

Thomas N. Corns

in Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The chapter gives an outline of the political situation in England in the wake of the victory of the revolutionary Independents. Events of the period 1649–53, pre-eminently the eclipse of the ... More


1642: Closedown

Martin Wiggins

in Drama and the Transfer of Power in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650590
eISBN:
9780191741982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650590.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that the Long Parliament did not close the theatres in 1642 for Puritan ideological reasons, as is usually supposed. The evidence of prior parliamentary activity suggests that ... More


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