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The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Christina H. Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the Spanish elite’s fixation on social and racial “passing” and “passers” as represented in a wide range of texts produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It examines ... More

Black Bartholomew's DayPreaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

David J. Appleby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, ... More

Brave CommunityThe Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

John Gurney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at a time of ... More

The Character of English Rural SocietyEarls Colne, 1550-1750

The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Henry French and Richard Hoyle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book uses a study of a north Essex village to make a contribution to our knowledge of England between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Earls Colne has been well known to historians as the ... More

College Communities AbroadEducation, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

College Communities Abroad: Education, Migration and Catholicism in Early Modern Europe

Liam Chambers and Thomas O'Connor (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784995140
eISBN:
9781526132239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995140.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the early modern period, Catholic communities in Protestant jurisdictions were impelled to establish colleges for the education and formation of students in more hospitable Catholic territories. ... More

Commerce, finance and statecraftHistories of England, 1600-1780

Commerce, finance and statecraft: Histories of England, 1600-1780

Ben Dew

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784992965
eISBN:
9781526138705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, historians of England pioneered a series of new approaches to the history of economic policy. Commerce, Finances and Statecraft charts the development of ... More

Debating Tudor policy in sixteenth-century Ireland'Reform' treatises and political discourse

Debating Tudor policy in sixteenth-century Ireland: 'Reform' treatises and political discourse

David Heffernan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526118165
eISBN:
9781526136138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118165.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the sixteenth-century officials and interested parties in Ireland composed hundreds of papers on crown policy in the country and sent them to the metropolitan government in England. The ... More

Deism in Enlightenment EnglandTheology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores at length the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include writers ... More

Enlightening EnthusiasmProphecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Lionel Laborie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the nature and significance of religious enthusiasm in early Enlightenment England. In the early modern period, the term ‘enthusiasm’ was a smear word used to discredit the ... More

The gentleman's mistressIllegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

The gentleman's mistress: Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526114068
eISBN:
9781526144638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114068.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is an exploration of the extent and implications of the pre- and extra-marital relationships of the gentry and nobility in the period 1450–1640 in the north of England. It challenges assumptions ... More

George IIIKing and Politicians 1760-1770

George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770

Peter D. G. Thomas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064289
eISBN:
9781781700310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064289.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The eighteenth century was long deemed ‘the classical age of the constitution’ in Britain, with cabinet government based on a two-party system of Whigs and Tories in Parliament, and a monarchy whose ... More

Impostures in Early Modern EnglandRepresentations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Tobias B. Hug

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Impostors and impostures featured prominently in the political, social and religious life of early modern England. Who was likely to be perceived as impostor, and why? This book offers a full-scale ... More

Insular ChristianityAlternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570–c.1700

Insular Christianity: Alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570–c.1700

Robert Armstrong and Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086984
eISBN:
9781781704981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086984.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This focused collection of essays offers a dynamic new perspective on the evolution of post-reformation religious communities within Britain and Ireland. A wide-ranging comparison of Catholicism and ... More

The Lancashire WitchesHistories and Stories

The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Robert Poole

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a major study of England's biggest and best-known witch trial, which took place in 1612, when ten witches were arraigned and hanged in the village of Pendle in Lancashire. In it, 11 ... More

Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century EnglandThe Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Anthony Milton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064449
eISBN:
9781781700815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length study of one of the most prolific and controversial polemical authors of the seventeenth century. It provides a detailed analysis of the ways in which Laudian and royalist ... More

Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Making and Remaking Saints in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Gareth Atkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096860
eISBN:
9781526115072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096860.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This collection of essays examines the place of ‘saints’ and sanctity in nineteenth-century Britain. It argues that holy men and women were pivotal in religious discourse, as subjects of veneration ... More

News and rumour in Jacobean EnglandInformation, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

David Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This study examines how political news was concealed, manipulated and distorted in late Jacobean England. Using a wide range of extraordinarily rich manuscript sources, it analyses how news was ... More

Radical Voices, Radical WaysArticulating and Disseminating Radicalism in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

Radical Voices, Radical Ways: Articulating and Disseminating Radicalism in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain

Laurent Curelly and Nigel Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106193
eISBN:
9781526120793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106193.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a collection of essays that study the diffusion of radical ideas in Britain from the period of the English Revolution in the mid-seventeenth century to the Romantic Revolution in the ... More

Reading and Politics in Early Modern EnglandThe Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Reading and Politics in Early Modern England: The Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Geoff Baker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080241
eISBN:
9781781701799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080241.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the activities of William Blundell, a seventeenth-century Catholic gentleman, and using the approaches of the history of reading provides a detailed analysis of his mindset. ... More

Republican LearningJohn Toland and the Crisis of Christian Culture, 1696-1722

Republican Learning: John Toland and the Crisis of Christian Culture, 1696-1722

Justin Champion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057144
eISBN:
9781781700259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057144.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the life, thought and political commitments of the free-thinker John Toland (1670–1722). Studying both his private archive and published works, it illustrates how he moved in both ... More

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