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Edward the ConfessorLast of the Royal Blood

Edward the Confessor: Last of the Royal Blood

Tom Licence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300211542
eISBN:
9780300255584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211542.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the last kings of Anglo-Saxon England, Edward the Confessor regained the throne for the House of Wessex and is the only English monarch to have been canonized. Often cast as a reluctant ruler, ... More

Cursed BritainA History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times

Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times

Thomas Waters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300221404
eISBN:
9780300249453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221404.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book unveils the enduring power of witchcraft, curses, and black magic in modern times. Few topics are so secretive or controversial. Yet, whether in the 1800s or the early 2000s, when disasters ... 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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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