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Lowestoft, Suffolk, 1665

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter provides a description of the death of Cormac McCarthy, Viscount Muskerry, at the naval battle off Lowestock in 1665 and introduces the book's central themes: the radical changes in ... More


James Bryce and the Future1: CENTENARY ESSAY

William Ranulf Brock

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

James Bryce (Viscount Bryce), who was elected President of the British Academy in 1913 and delivered his last presidential address in July 1917, had a distinguished career in letters and public life. ... More


Imperial Crisis

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The administration of Viscount Townshend, replacing reliance on local undertakers with direct rule by a resident lord lieutenant, was part of a wider tightening of imperial control. Between 1776 and ... More


Cantillon's Début as a Banker in Paris, 1714–1717

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon took over the Parisian‐based banking business of his cousin, the Chevalier Richard Cantillon, during the period 1714–17. One of his early transactions involved discounting a bill of ... More


Fair Trial: ‘One Golden Thread’

Anthony Hooper

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a description of the case of Reginald Woolmington, aged twenty-one, a dairy man who killed his newly wedded wife, Violet, aged seventeen and a half. This case is analysed ... More


John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504-1553

David Loades

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201939
eISBN:
9780191675089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201939.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book reconstructs the personal and political life of John Dudley (1504–1553), Viscount Lisle, Earl of Warwick, and Duke of Northumberland. For three and a half years (1549–1553) as Lord ... More


The Government of Wentworth, 1632–40

Aidan Clarke

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the government of Thomas Viscount Wentworth, who became lord deputy of Ireland January 1632. He was one of a group who were loosely associated together in support of the king's ... More


War and Peace: 1855–1858

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204410
eISBN:
9780191695575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the political activities of Lord Derby from 1855 to 1858. In February 1855, Derby was confronted with the problems of how to oppose the British Prime Minister, Viscount of ... More


Watching and Waiting: 1859–1866

Angus Hawkins

in The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204410
eISBN:
9780191695575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the political activities of Lord Derby after his second term as prime minister of Great Britain ended in June 1859. Derby resumed opposition to Viscount Palmerston's government ... More


‘Persian’ Jones, London Welshman, Surveys his Roots

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter moves back eight years to August 1775 with the 28-year-old barrister Jones looking out to ‘Anglesey, the ancient Mona, where my ancestors presided over a free but uncivilized people’. It ... More


Educating the Orator

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at the education of the eighteenth-century parliamentary elite and considers how school and university prepared them for a role in public life. It begins with the idea of liberal ... More


A New Lord Bolbec

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0068
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter details the birth of Oxford's son and heir. 24 On February 1593, Countess Elizabeth gave birth to her first and only child, Henry Vicount Bolbec. It also presents a letter Oxford wrote ... More


North and South

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Italian unification brought a series of disappointments, as reflected in the later life of Nino Bixio. These disappointments were felt most clearly in the South, where a series of military campaigns ... More


Epilogue: The Long Goodbye

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The Seventh Duke of Bronte sold the estate in 1980. He lives in Geneva and has largely forgotten the conflicts in Sicily that beset his family for so long. But behind his ‘forgetting’ lies another ... More


The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Rachel Hammersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book offers a full account of the role played by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English Republican ideas in eighteenth-century France. Challenging some of the dominant accounts of the ... More


Law, Obligation, and Consent: Reflections on Stair and Locke

Neil MacCormick

in Legal Right and Social Democracy: Essays in Legal and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255024
eISBN:
9780191681561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255024.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The theme of this chapter is law, obligation, and consent. The chapter discusses the work of two great men of the seventeenth century: John Locke, the greatest of English political philosophers, and ... More


Viscount Bolingbroke:an atypical commonwealthman

Rachel Hammersley

in The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Given his French connections and influence, Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke played an important role as a conduit for the transfer of English republican ideas across the Channel. It seemed that ... More


Egypt’s Bid for Mastery of the Middle East, 1831–1841

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how Great Britain responded to Egypt's bid for mastery of the Middle East during the period 1831–1841. During the first half of the nineteenth century, the emerging rivalry ... More


‘Society of Snobs’

Anton Howes

in Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182643
eISBN:
9780691201900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182643.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter refers to William Shipley, who had benefited from the aid of the Royal Society of Arts' first two presidents, Viscount Folkestone and Lord Romney, for his visions to be taken seriously ... More


Sons and Lovers

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on how George Sand made the acquaintance of Alfred de Musset at a dinner party in honor of Francois Buloz and a group of his authors. The second son of an aristocratic Parisian ... More


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