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The Christian MonitorsThe Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Brent S. Sirota

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the moral and religious revival led by the Church of England before and after the Glorious Revolution, and shows how that revival laid the groundwork for a burgeoning civil society ... More

Competing Visions of EmpireLabor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Abigail L Swingen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300187540
eISBN:
9780300189445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187540.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the connections betweenthe origins of the English empire and unfree laborby exploring how England’s imperial designs influenced contemporary politics and debates about labor, ... More

Household PoliticsConflict in Early Modern England

Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England

Don Herzog

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180787
eISBN:
9780300195170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180787.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a brand-new look at “familial patriarchy” in early modern England, which was an era when it supposedly thrived. Canonical sources and sermons often urged the subordination of women, ... More

Ill ComposedSickness, Gender, and Belief in Early Modern England

Ill Composed: Sickness, Gender, and Belief in Early Modern England

Olivia Weisser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300200706
eISBN:
9780300213478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200706.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book invites readers into the lives and imaginations of ordinary people and their experiences of illness in early modern England. Previous scholarship has revised our understanding of medicine ... More

Image WarsKings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Kevin Sharpe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores image, power, and communication in early modern England and examines their importance during the turbulent seventeenth century. Tudor authority was constructed and enhanced by the ... More

John Knox

John Knox

Jane Dawson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book presents the life of John Knox, a leader of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Scotland. Based in large part on previously unavailable sources, including the recently ... More

The Making of John LedyardEmpire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler

The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler

Edward G. Gray

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110555
eISBN:
9780300137811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110555.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the course of his short but extraordinary life, John Ledyard (1751–1789) came into contact with some of the most remarkable figures of his era: the British explorer Captain James Cook, ... More

MayhemPost-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53

Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53

Nicholas Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169621
eISBN:
9780300189063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169621.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the end of the War of Austrian Succession in 1748, thousands of unemployed, including soldiers and seamen, found themselves on the streets of London ready to roister and steal. This book ... More

The Murder of King James I

The Murder of King James I

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. ... More

The Murder of Mr. GrebellMadness and Civility in an English Town

The Murder of Mr. Grebell: Madness and Civility in an English Town

Paul Kleber Monod

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099850
eISBN:
9780300130195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099850.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book focuses on the murder of Mr. Grebell that was done by John Breads in East Sussex, England. The killing and the subsequent trial connect to broader issues in the history of the Sussex port, ... More

The Old BoysThe Decline and Rise of the Public School

The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

David Turner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To many in the United Kingdom, the British public school remains the disliked and mistrusted embodiment of privilege and elitism. They have educated many of the country's top bankers and politicians ... More

A Plague of InformersConspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Rachel Weil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Stories of plots, sham plots, and the citizen-informers who discovered them are at the centre of this study of the turbulent decade following the Revolution of 1688. Most studies of the Glorious ... More

The Rise of Thomas CromwellPower and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

The Rise of Thomas Cromwell: Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

Michael Everett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207422
eISBN:
9780300213089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207422.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

How much does the Thomas Cromwell of popular novels and television series resemble the real Cromwell? This meticulous study of Cromwell's early political career expands and revises what has been ... More

Sleep in Early Modern England

Sleep in Early Modern England

Sasha Handley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300220391
eISBN:
9780300222135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220391.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A riveting look at how the early modern world revolutionized sleep and its relation to body, mind, soul, and society Drawing on diverse archival sources and material artifacts, Handley reveals that ... More

The Warrior GeneralsWinning the British Civil Wars

The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Malcolm Wanklyn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars—from Cromwell, Fairfax, and Essex to many more lesser-known figures—offers an assessment of ... More

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