Frontiers, States and Identity in Early Modern Ireland and Beyond: Essays in Honour of Steven G. Ellis

Frontiers, States and Identity in Early Modern Ireland and Beyond: Essays in Honour of Steven G. Ellis

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ISBN-13: 9781846826054
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Publication date: 12/09/2016
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations 7

List of Contributors 9

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction 13

1 Before reform and revival: English government in late medieval Ireland Brendan Smith 21

2 English-born men in Ireland, c.1450-1530 Gerald Power 36

3 The economy and urban hierarchy of the English Pale, 1377-1534 Kieran Hoare 55

4 Tudor Reformations compared: the Irish Pale and Lancashire Henry A. Jefferies 71

5 Thomas Jones and the failure of religious reform in late Elizabethan Meath Brendan Scott 93

6 Defending the borders of England against Scotland in the sixteenth century: an essay on border service R. W. Boyle 109

7 In the shadow of the northern rebellion: the Dacre rebellion of 1570 Andrew Sargent 130

8 One state or two? Ireland and England under the Tudors Christopher Maginn 147

9 'As trew Englishe as any man borne in Middlesex': Sir Francis Shane, 1540-1614 Joseph Mannion 164

10 'Local Baronies' in a contested border region: history, hagiography and politics in Upper Guelders in the seventeenth century Raingard Essex 188

11 An English gentleman visits two 'rude islands': John Barrow Jnr in nineteenth-century Iceland and Ireland Gudmundur Hálfdanarson 205

Steven G. Ellis: exemplary colleague Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh 221

Bibliography of the published writings of Steven G. Ellis to 2016 Christopher Maginn 224

Index 234

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