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Ashton, John (c. 1653–1691), official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 1558 words.

Ashton, John (c. 1653–1691), official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator, was the son of Andrew Ashton (d. 1679), of Liverpool, and his wife, Alice. His father was apparently a...

Benoît Malon and André Léo

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 16391 words.

This chapter focuses on ideas of human relationships in the present through a biographical study of Benoît Malon, an self-taught socialist intellectual who had wide influence in reformism...

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Conclusion

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 2928 words.

At the beginning of this book, we developed three frameworks for studying ideas about the present in French socialist intellectual life: the time of modern political culture; the time of...

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Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Biographical Studies; Social and Cultural History. 1254 words.

Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer, eldest son of Hugh Dicconson (c.1621–1691) of Wrightington Hall near Wigan, and his wife, Agnes (d. 1719), third daughter...

Georges Renard

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 25500 words.

Georges Renard, professor of the history of literature and socialist intellectual, led the Revue socialiste after Malon’s death and was at the very heart of intellectual socialism in the...

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Hay, John, of Cromlix, Jacobite duke of Inverness (1691–1740), Jacobite courtier and army officer

Margaret D. Sankey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 2175 words.

Hay, John, of Cromlix, Jacobite duke of Inverness (1691–1740), Jacobite courtier and army officer, was the third son of Thomas Hay, seventh earl of Kinnoull (c.1660–1719), and Elizabeth...

Herbert, William, styled first marquess of Powis and Jacobite first duke of Powis (c. 1626–1696), Jacobite courtier

Victor Stater.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 1470 words.

Herbert, William, styled first marquess of Powis and Jacobite first duke of Powis (c. 1626–1696), Jacobite courtier, was the only son and heir of Percy Herbert, second Baron Powis...

Higgons, Thomas [Jacobite Sir Thomas Higgons] (1668/9–1733), Jacobite court official

Edward Corp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 980 words.

Higgons, Thomas [Jacobite Sir Thomas Higgons] (1668/9–1733), Jacobite court official, was the second of the three sons of Sir Thomas Higgons (1623/4–1691), diplomat and MP, and his second...

Léon Blum

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 17798 words.

This chapter offers a fresh reading of the intellectual work of one of the towering figures of French modern history. By connecting the ideas of Léon Blum to Jewish concepts of justice in...

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MacDonald, Flora (1722–1790), Jacobite heroine

Hugh Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 2428 words.

MacDonald, Flora (1722–1790), Jacobite heroine, was born at Milton on the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, the third and last child of Ranald MacDonald (d. 1723), tacksman or...

Marcel Sembat and the Daily Life of Socialism

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 17099 words.

The concepts of ‘experience’ and ‘enthusiasm’ were set out by Marcel Sembat as ways of focusing intensely on the present and the nature of socialist party activity. Sembat had been close to...

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Maxwell [née Herbert], Winifred, countess of Nithsdale (1672–1749), Jacobite courtier

Leigh Eicke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 768 words.

Maxwell [née Herbert], Winifred, countess of Nithsdale (1672–1749), Jacobite courtier, was the last of the six children of William Herbert, marquess and Jacobite duke of Powis (c....

Modern Ideas of the Present

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 9368 words.

With Walter Benjamin’s concept of a ‘messianic present’ as its starting point, this chapter uncovers the different ways in which modern history can be explored using concepts of time. It...

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Murray, James, Jacobite first earl of Dunbar (1690–1770), politician and governor of the exiled Stuart princes

Edward Corp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 2958 words.

Murray, James, Jacobite first earl of Dunbar (1690–1770), politician and governor of the exiled Stuart princes, was the second of the fourteen children of David Murray, fifth Viscount...

Nairne, David [Jacobite Sir David Nairne, first baronet] (1655–1740), Jacobite courtier

Edward Corp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 1895 words.

Nairne, David [Jacobite Sir David Nairne, first baronet] (1655–1740), Jacobite courtier, was born in August 1655 at Sandford, Fife, and baptized on 7 September 1655 at St Phillins Church in...

Socialism and Socialist Intellectuals in French History

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 9484 words.

This chapter sets out the specific historiographical basis for a new study of the French socialist movement in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It argues that one particular...

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Socialism and the Experience of Time

Julian Wright.

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 304 pages.

How do we make social democracy? Should we seize the unknown possibilities offered by the future, or does lasting change really occur when we focus our attention on the immediate present in...

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Socialism and the Flow of  Time in Modernity

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 9722 words.

This chapter asks wider questions about the flow of time as it was explored in this historical writing. It focuses on Jaurès’ philosophy of history, initially through a brief discussion of...

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Socialists and their History

Julian Wright.

in Socialism and the Experience of Time

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Social and Cultural History. 20286 words.

This chapter provides the first detailed survey of the multi-author work, led by Jean Jaurès, to write a socialist history of modern France. It explores the specific context in which the...

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Strickland [née Trentham], Winifred, Lady Strickland (1645–1725), Jacobite courtier

Edward Corp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 972 words.

Strickland [née Trentham], Winifred, Lady Strickland (1645–1725), Jacobite courtier, was born at Rocester Priory, Staffordshire, in May 1645 and baptized at Rocester on 19 May. She was the...