'a very independent county': Parliamentary elections and by C.F. McGleenon PDF

, , Comments Off on 'a very independent county': Parliamentary elections and by C.F. McGleenon PDF

By C.F. McGleenon

ISBN-10: 1903688930

ISBN-13: 9781903688939

within the eighteenth century, County Armagh used to be famously often called a really self reliant county' given the distinct nature of politics and electioneering in parliamentary elections.

This e-book analyses the historical past to, and lines information of common elections and by‐elections for the county and borough seats in Armagh. during this interval prior to mystery ballots while polls frequently lasted for weeks, the subsequent electioneering practices are defined: patronage, canvassing of electorate by way of applicants, family members among landlords and freeholders; 'conjunctions' and 'running horses'; festivities similar to treating of electorate together with delivery and lodging, musical bands and parades; violence and intimidation with cudgels, swords and weapons; a paper battle of pamphlets.

Key political households in Armagh are pointed out who have been seriously concerned and divided on modern nationwide concerns corresponding to competitively priced and parliamentary reform, unfastened exchange, Catholic aid and Catholic emancipation, union of the Irish and British parliaments.

Social and fiscal matters in Armagh have been intertwined with the politics of the period: faith and society, progress of the linen and cities, agrarian unrest, resentment opposed to fee of cess and tithes.

From those matters emerged well known societies, socio‐economic protest and paramilitary actions: the Oakboys in 1763 and 1772, the Volunteers within the 1780s, sectarian outrages by means of Fleets, Peep O'Day Boys and Defenders 1784‐90, the United Irish Society and Orange Society within the 1790s.

Show description

Read or Download 'a very independent county': Parliamentary elections and politics in County Armagh, 1750-1800 PDF

Best european history books

New PDF release: A Companion to Europe 1900-1945 (Blackwell Companions to

This quantity brings jointly a unique crew of overseas students to debate the main debates within the examine of early twentieth-century Europe. Brings jointly contributions from a extraordinary staff of foreign students. offers an outline of present pondering at the interval. strains the good political, social and fiscal upheavals of the time.

New PDF release: The Sapphire Elixir

“Elegant, erudite, sensual. Infused with lush element and a deepsense of humanity. ”Joan Harrison, Editor, Thedesna PressIn the early Twenties, a handful of interminable exiles,forced to escape their homesin Anatolia, repatriate to the mountains of Northern Greece. Refugees of their personal land, they stake a declare upon an old cliff-top mooring appearingon no map, and overlooking a mysterious lake.

Get Fools and Heroes: The Changing Role of Communist PDF

Fools and Heroes: The altering function of Communist Intellectuals in Czechoslovakia information an important years of 1948 and 1968 that marked the climax of contradictory advancements, specifically, the reputation and repudiation of Soviet ideology and statecraft. geared up into 3 components, this publication starts with the category fight and ethical difficulties in Czechoslovakia.

New PDF release: The Jewish Ghetto and the Visual Imagination of Early Modern

Dana E. Katz examines the Jewish ghetto of Venice as a paradox of city area. In 1516, the Senate verified the ghetto at the outer edge of town and legislated nocturnal curfews to lessen the Jews' visibility in Venice. Katz argues that it used to be accurately this tradition of marginalization that positioned the ghetto on demonstrate for Christian and Jewish eyes.

Extra info for 'a very independent county': Parliamentary elections and politics in County Armagh, 1750-1800

Example text

Download PDF sample

'a very independent county': Parliamentary elections and politics in County Armagh, 1750-1800 by C.F. McGleenon


by Kevin
4.2

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 42 votes