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Exeter, 1540-1640

Wallace T. MacCaffrey

Exeter, 1540-1640

the growth of an English county town.

by Wallace T. MacCaffrey

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exeter (England) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [295]-299.

    SeriesHarvard historical monographs -- 35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 p. maps (part fold.) ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20781681M

    Polsloe Priory, also known as St Katherine's Priory, was a Benedictine priory for women (a nunnery) in Devon, was founded in around on land to the east of Exeter, on a site that is now part of the city's suburb of Polsloe. At the time it was the only religious house for women in Devon, but two others were founded later: at Cornworthy and Canonsleigh Abbey. John Vowell Hooker, born c in Exeter,Devonshire, England; died in Exeter, Devonshire, England; In the s he married Martha, daughter of Robert Tucker of Exeter and they had three sons and two daughters.

      Abstract. In the burgeoning scholarly literature on the history of collecting and display of art in England, very little attention has been paid to painting coCited by: 1.   Judgment by Peers by Barnaby C Keeney, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Exeter, Wallace T MacCaffrey. 29 May Hardback. US$ US$ Save US$

    There is also relevant material in most modern local histories; for example: W. T. MacCaffrey, Exeter – (Cambridge, Mass., ); K. Wrightson and D. Levine, Poverty and Piety in an English Village: Terling, – (); and P. Clark, English Provincial Society from the Reformation to the Revolution (Hassocks, Sussex, ) chs Cited by: 5. See, e.g., Wallace MacCaffrey, Exeter, (Cambridge, Mass., ); and Alan Dyer, The City of Worcester in the Sixteenth Century (Leicester, ). 4 This view has been suggested in some important recent work on towns. David Harris Sacks's book, The Widening Gate: Bristol and the Atlantic Economy, (Berkeley and Los Angeles.


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During this period, Exeter was characterized by its self-sufficiency and by an oligarchical control over every aspect Exeter its civic life.

Wallace MacCaffrey describes a semi-autonomous world in itself, in which a small interlocked group of merchant families, related by marriage, kept tight control over the economy, politics, religion, education and social activities.

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Life in a provincial capital is the subject of this study of Exeter during the Elizabethan and early Stuart ages. The author offers new insight into the way the English middle-class lived and the way in which Tudor policy achieved its aims in the provinces.

During this period, Exeter was characterized by its self-sufficiency and by an oligarchical control over every aspect of its civic. Citation Information. Exeter, The Growth of an English County Town. Harvard University Press. Pages: 5– ISBN (Online): This thesis challenges the notion that little light can be shed on Exeter’s ‘middling’ and ‘poorer’ sorts in the perioddefined as ‘the chorus’ by Wallace MacCaffrey in his book Exeter It selects data from mid- to late- sixteenth and early seventeenth century urban archives, defines the Author: Kate Osborne.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). David Pill does claim that the Council of the West was revived, but he speaks casually and offers no evidence; Pill, “ The Diocese of Exeter under Bishop Veysey,” (M.A.

thesis, University of Exeter, ), p. Caroline Skeel notes that the Council was an important precedent that exerted influence inalthough Russell was then holding a military, not a political, office; Skeel Cited by: 2.

The electors, in theory, were the freeholders and they are so described in the act book of the chamber in On other occasions, however, they are called simply the commons or (as on the surviving returns) the citizens of Exeter.

MacCaffrey, Exeter ; J. The Exeter Book, Tiverton, Devon Books in association with Exeter City Council () pp. [ISBN 1] Caldwell, John.

Notes on the history of Dean Clarke's hospital, MacCaffrey, W. Exeter The Growth of an English County Town, Harvard Historical Monographs () p. Manson, Peter. Exeter firm's centenary. ‘The result is a useful compendium ’ Source: The English Historical Review ‘On the whole few collected volumes contain so much good scholarship as does The Cambridge Urban History of Britain, and it will be, no doubt, the starting-point for any future research in the field of British urban history.’.

His first book, Exeter, – The Growth of an English Country Town, published inset the agenda for all subsequent work by others in early modern English urban history and remains a model for similar studies.

Wallace then went on to investigate the significance of great matters of state in the history of the Elizabethan era, and. His first book, Exeter, – The Growth of an English Country Town (Harvard Univ.

Press, ), set the agenda for subsequent work in early modern English urban history and remains a model for all similar studies. After publishing it, MacCaffrey set off on a new course, one that has occupied him ever since in his books, articles, essays.

Language historian reveals the long-lost words that will help you swear like an Elizabethan. Also on Exeter expert's list are 'polecat', ’, and Author: Mark Duell For Mailonline.

For this and all other details about Exeter, I am indebted to the one book on the subject I had time to read before writing this article, Wallace T. MacCaffrey, Exeter, The Growth of an English County Town (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ). This extremely well-researched book, written in wonderfully clear prose, is part of Bloomsbury’s ‘Cultures of Early Modern Europe’ series.

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