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The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of obedience; they ... More

Accounting for OneselfWorth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Alexandra Shepard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199600793
eISBN:
9780191778711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600793.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book brings together an unprecedented volume of material to offer a fundamentally new account of the social order in early modern England. The book pieces together the language of ... More

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Jeffrey R. Collins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a revisionist interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's evolving response to the English Civil War and Revolution. Conventionally, Hobbes is portrayed as a ... More

Altars RestoredThe Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Altars are powerful symbols, fraught with meaning, but during the early modern period they became a religious battleground. Attacked by reformers in the mid-16th century because of their allegedly ... More

Anti-CalvinistsThe Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the rise of English Arminianism and the growing religious division in the Church of England during the decades before the Civil War of the 1640s. The widely accepted view has been ... More

An Apprenticeship in ArmsThe Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

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

Roger B. Manning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the military experiences of peers and gentlemen from the British Isles who volunteered to fight in the religious and dynastic wars of mainland Europe, as well as the ordinary men ... More

The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Henry Reece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

From 1649–1660 England was ruled by a standing army for the only time in its history. The nature of that military rule was far more complex and nuanced than has traditionally been appreciated. This ... More

Bad Queen Bess?Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses the back and forth between the Elizabethan regime and various Catholic critics, who, from the early 1570s to the early 1590s, sought to characterize that regime as a conspiracy of ... More

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Alec Ryrie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The Reformation was about ideas and power: but it was also about real human lives. This book provides the first comprehensive account of what it actually meant to live a Protestant life in England ... More

Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Peter Marshall

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the most important aspects of the Reformation in England was its impact on the status of the dead. Protestant reformers insisted vehemently that between heaven and hell there was no ‘middle ... More

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