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Diplomacy Of Pirates: Foreign Relations And Changes In The Legal Treatment Of Piracy Under Henry Viii, Jamie Deanna Sessions Jan 2017

Diplomacy Of Pirates: Foreign Relations And Changes In The Legal Treatment Of Piracy Under Henry Viii, Jamie Deanna Sessions

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"That Spanified League": The Elizabethan Catholic Community And Resistance To The Jesuits, Thomas Ridgedell Jan 2014

"That Spanified League": The Elizabethan Catholic Community And Resistance To The Jesuits, Thomas Ridgedell

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Historians have devoted much attention to Catholics in Elizabethan England at a time when tensions ran high between the Catholic Church and the English state. The current dissertation deals with perceptions of the Jesuits among the Catholic community in the Elizabethan Age. Numerous primary sources, both printed and manuscript, written by the Jesuits, their supporters, and their opponents were consulted in the writing of this dissertation. Additionally, the observations and research of other historians have been included to show how the current study differs from past scholarship on the Catholic community in Elizabethan England. Previous studies of the Elizabethan Catholics ...


The Fearful State Of England: The Amalgamation Of Fin-De-Siècle Anxieties And Anarchist Outrages In The Public Deconstruction Of The Liberal State, 1892-1911, David R. Speicher Jan 2013

The Fearful State Of England: The Amalgamation Of Fin-De-Siècle Anxieties And Anarchist Outrages In The Public Deconstruction Of The Liberal State, 1892-1911, David R. Speicher

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This dissertation analyzes a series of Anarchist crimes, occurring in England from 1892-1911, and concentrates on the public dialogue that emerged in the popular press as a result of these crimes. British newspapers and periodicals published extensively on the crimes, and the crimes became a way for the British public to discuss wide-ranging topics, such as liberalism, labor, immigration, poverty and national degeneration. Many Britons believed that these crimes had revealed an Anarchist danger hidden within England, and, as a result, many Englanders perceived Britain's social and political customs to be outdated and unsafe. These crimes occurred at a ...


Sir Dudley North: Merchant Politics In The First Age Of Party, Jamie Suzanne Farmer Jan 2011

Sir Dudley North: Merchant Politics In The First Age Of Party, Jamie Suzanne Farmer

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This dissertation is an examination of Sir Dudley North's political career and the relationship between his political and economic philosophies and his political actions. In 1682, Dudley North entered the national political sphere in the controversial shrieval election of the City of London. A Tory, North's entry into politics coincided with the Crown's attempt to regain control over the City and the nation. During his time as Sheriff of London, North ensured that a staunch Tory was "elected" Lord Mayor and he also selected the panel of jurors that would serve during the Rye House conspiracy trials ...