A History of English Assizes 1558-1714

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Author: J. S. Cockburn

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521084499

Category: History

Page: 372

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Historical background and the operations of the court.

Sir Edward Coke and 'The Grievances of the Commonwealth,' 1621-1628

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Author: Stephen D. White

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469639556

Category: History

Page: 342

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A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Choice

A Classified Cumulation : Volumes 1-10, March 1964--February 1974

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Author: Richard K. Gardner,Phyllis Grumm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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The Later Tudors

England 1547-1603

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Author: Penry Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192543962

Category: History

Page: N.A

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The Later Tudors is an authoritative and comprehensive study of England between the accession of Edward VI and the death of Elizabeth I—a turbulent period of conflict amongst European nations, and between warring Catholics and Protestants. These internal and external struggles created anxiety in England, but by the end of Elizabeth's reign the nation had achieved a remarkable sense of political and religious identity. Penry Williams combines the political, religious and economic history of the nation with a broader analysis of English society, family relations, and culture, in order to explain the workings and development of the English state. The result is an incisive and wide-ranging analysis that culminates in an assessment of England's part in the shaping of the New World.

Law and Government in England during the Long Eighteenth Century

From Consent to Command

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Author: D. Lemmings

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230354408

Category: Political Science

Page: 269

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Over the long eighteenth century English governance was transformed by large adjustments to the legal instruments and processes of power. This book documents and analyzes these shifts and focuses upon the changing relations between legal authority and the English people.

Studies in Tudor and Stuart Politics and Government: Volume 3, Papers and Reviews 1973-1981

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Author: G. R. Elton,Geoffrey Rudolph Elton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521533164

Category: History

Page: 524

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This volume continues the publication of Professor Elton's collected papers on topics in the history of Tudor and Stuart England. All appeared between 1973 and 1981. As before, they are reprinted exactly as originally published, with corrections and additions in footnotes. They include the author's four presidential addresses to the Royal Historical Society and bring together his preliminary findings in the history of Parliament and its records. Several of them, which appeared in various collections and Festschriften, have been difficult to find, and some are taken from locations in Germany and the United States unfamiliar to English readers. The eight lengthy reviews here republished examine some of the major questions in the history of the age and throw light on the principles of investigation which underlie the author's own research.

Bloody Marsh

A Seventeenth-century Village in Crisis

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Author: Peter M. Warner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 146

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`A story of rising poverty, enclosure, accusations of rape, and the brutal confrontation of the landed and the dispossessed'. What began as a dispute over grazing rights in the village of Walberswick in Suffolk in April 1644, led to the death of a man and the subsequent hanging of three others. The events of this month are pieced together through primary source material and the events are used as a medium for discussing life in the seventeenth century community. A great story and a great book.

Pettyfoggers and Vipers of the Commonwealth

The 'Lower Branch' of the Legal Profession in Early Modern England

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Author: C. W. Brooks

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521890830

Category: History

Page: 412

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This work charts the huge growth of the lower branches of the legal profession in sixteenth-century England..

Choice

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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History

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Health and Healing in Early Modern England

Studies in Social and Intellectual History

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Author: Andrew Wear

Publisher: Variorum

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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The opening studies in this volume, on the revival of Galenic medicine in Continental Europe, provide the context for its focus - England in the 17th century. The author covers the discovery of the circulation of the blood, but it is the underlying components of health and medicine that form the subjects of this book. It deals, notably, with the strong link then perceived between health and the environment, perhaps even more present in people's minds than today, with the relationship between medicine and religion, and with medical ethics. Further studies discuss the provision made for the sick poor, the popularisation of medicine, and the epistemological basis of learned or university based medicine. A theme throughout is the range of treatments available in the 'medical marketplace' of the 17th century, from wise women to learned physicians.

The Early Stuarts

A Political History of England, 1603-1642

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Author: Roger Lockyer

Publisher: Prentice Hall of Canada Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 402

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When Roger Lockyer's political history of the reigns of James I and Charles I, up to the outbreak of civil war in 1642, first appeared in 1989 it met with a general welcome for its calm, sensible, informed analysis of these eventful years; for its ease and clarity of style; and for its return to the writings and speeches of the time to understand, and animate, the issues that were of central importance to early Stuart Britain. Now, almost a decade on, Roger Lockyer has substantially reworked the entire book, tightening the structure, and updating and significantly expanding the text. There are new chapters on Scotland and Ireland, greatly strengthening the "British" dimension of the analysis; on the personal rule of Charles I; and a welcome new final chapter examining recent historiographical controversies, and reassessing our current understanding of the causes of the Civil War.

The Age of Elizabeth

England under the later Tudors, 1547-1603

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Author: David Michael Palliser

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 450

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