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Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Colonial America and the Earl of Halifax, 1748–1761

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198723974
eISBN:
9780191791277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This study examines the governance of British America prior to the American Revolution. Examining the career of George Montagu Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax and First Lord of the Board of Trade and ... More

Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Dynastic Politics and the British Reformations, 1558-1630

Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826330
eISBN:
9780191865282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826330.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This volume deals with royal dynastic politics during the post-Reformation period. The royal succession and the business of marriage into other royal and princely families were central to public ... More

Governing by VirtueLord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England

Governing by Virtue: Lord Burghley and the Management of Elizabethan England

Norman Jones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199593606
eISBN:
9780191779121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593606.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Managing early modern England was difficult because the state was weak. Although Queen Elizabeth was the supreme ruler, she had little bureaucracy, no standing army, and no police force. This meant ... More

Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Marco Barducci

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198754589
eISBN:
9780191816208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754589.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This book is a reconstruction of the way Hugo Grotius (1583–1645) was read and used by English political and religious writers in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The book is broad in ... More

King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

Conrad Russell

Richard Cust and Andrew Thrush (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198205067
eISBN:
9780191725098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205067.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Based on the Trevelyan lectures which Conrad Russell delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1995, this book provides a chronological narrative of the early English parliaments of James VI and I. ... More

The Making and Unmaking of EmpiresBritain, India, and America c.1750-1783

The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

P.J. Marshall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The loss of the greater part of the British Empire in North America, along with the independence of the former thirteen colonies and the creation of a new British territorial empire in eastern India, ... More

Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Conrad Russell

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The object of this book is to reconstruct the Parliamentary history of the 1620s using a set of analytical tools which owe more to local studies than to previous Parliamentary studies. Its central ... More

The Progresses, Processions, and Royal Entries of King Charles I, 1625-1642

The Progresses, Processions, and Royal Entries of King Charles I, 1625-1642

Siobhan Keenan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198854005
eISBN:
9780191888403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854005.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The Progresses, Processions, and Royal Entries of King Charles I, 1625–1642 is the first book-length study of the history, and the political and cultural significance, of the progresses, public ... More

Rethinking the Scottish RevolutionCovenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Laura A. M. Stewart

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718444
eISBN:
9780191787720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718444.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The English revolution is amongst the most intensely debated periods in history. Parallel events in Scotland have never attracted the same degree of interest. This book argues for a new ... More

Sovereignty and the SwordHarrington, Hobbes, and Mixed Government in the English Civil Wars

Sovereignty and the Sword: Harrington, Hobbes, and Mixed Government in the English Civil Wars

Arihiro Fukuda

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206835
eISBN:
9780191677328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206835.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The English civil wars of the mid-seventeenth century produced two political thinkers of genius: Thomas Hobbes and James Harrington. They are known today as spokesmen of opposite positions, Hobbes of ... More

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