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The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's DogWitchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Mark Stoyle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the more bizarre consequences of the English Civil War of 1642-46 was the elevation to celebrity status of a ‘dog-witch’ named Boy. The loyal companion of King Charles I's nephew, Prince ... More

Children RememberedResponses to Untimely Death in the Past

Children Remembered: Responses to Untimely Death in the Past

Robert Woods

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781846310218
eISBN:
9781781380482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310218.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book discusses the relationship between parents and children in the past, focusing on the ways in which adults responded to the untimely deaths of children, and whether and how they expressed ... More

The Devil's BookCharles I, The Book of Sports and Puritanism in Tudor and Early Stuart England

The Devil's Book: Charles I, The Book of Sports and Puritanism in Tudor and Early Stuart England

Alistair Dougall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898560
eISBN:
9781781385067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898560.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book takes a fresh look at the controversy surrounding the publication of the Book of Sports, the royal declaration which James I and Charles I used to sanction recreations on Sundays. The book ... More

George IIPuppet of the Politicians?

George II: Puppet of the Politicians?

Jeremy Black

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898072
eISBN:
9781781380543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898072.0001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a biography of George II. This book sets out to demonstrate the unfairness of charges that George II was a puppet king overshadowed by towering politicians such as Robert Walpole, and ... More

Heroes or Traitors?Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Heroes or Traitors?: Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Paul Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381618
eISBN:
9781781384954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381618.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Covering the period from the Armistice to 1939, the book examines the experiences of Irish soldiers who had fought in the British Army in World War One after they had returned home to the part of ... More

Newspapers and NewsmakersThe Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Ann Andrews

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Focussing on the years 1842 to 1867, Newspapers and Newsmakers evaluates the impact of the Dublin nationalist press on the Irish nationalist cause in its aspirations to overthrow the 1800 Act of ... More

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