Exeter, 1540-1640 the growth of an English county town. by Wallace T. MacCaffrey

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SeriesHarvard historical monographs -- 35
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LC ClassificationsDA690 E9 M23
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Pagination311 p. :
Number of Pages311
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During this period, Exeter was characterized by its self-sufficiency and by an oligarchical control over every aspect of 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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You can. In Exeter early Exeter century Exeter ranked with London, Bristol and Norwich among the Exeter wealthiest towns in England. Its local pre-eminence is shown by its taxable population in of over Exeter, more than twice that of Plymouth, the next most important town in Devon, and by its assessment at.

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David Pill does claim that the Council of the West was revived, but he speaks casually and offers 1540-1640 book 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 Exeter 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.

It examines the diets of the poor (labourers, soldiers, sailors and household servants); the middling sort (wealthy yeomen, urban professionals and artisans); and the gentry (from middle-rank gentlemen Author: Sally Templeman. Abstract. This thesis challenges the notion that little light can be shed on Exeter’s ‘middling’ and \ud ‘poorer’ sorts in the perioddefined as ‘the chorus’ Author: Kate Osborne.

Exeter was the centre for the woollen trade in the south west and at its height, had at least three purpose built cloth markets in the city.

The first market was opened in by Henry Hamlyn, the Mayor who established a weekly market for wool, yarn and kersey. 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 Author: Kate Osborne.

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.

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29 May Hardback. US$ US$ Save US$ There is also relevant material in most modern local histories; for example: W. 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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Vol. Camden Society. One of these nonconforming ministers, Anthony Lapthorne, had been at Exeter College in the mids, and, like the younger John Colles, could have been a friend there of John or William Peter.(19) After he had lost his royal chaplaincy and a benefice in Cornwall, Lapthorne took refuge with his brother-in-law at North Petherton, in Somerset, to.

Exeter's agents were quoted to Cromwell as boasting that due process of law would be valueless against their master's follower^.^ Cromwell's own client, James Horsewell, in Plymouth worried about the 'many knave friars that here play their parts' in impeding the Reformation, and Simon Haynes, as new dean of Exeter inheard of opposition.

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Paperback: ISBN 0 0. Recommended price UK £, US $ Hardback: ISBN 0 .Century and W. T. MacCaffrey*s Exeter Both are excellent books needing no further commendation here, and if they cover different periods as well as different towns (so preventing direct comparison at any one period), that merely reflects the continuing scarcity of good modern one- volume studies of individual towns.

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