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Servant of Two Masters

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Carlo Goldoni Pf: c.1746, Estate dell'Anno, Italy Pb: 1753 null...

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Judicial Separation

Lawrence Stone.

in Road to Divorce

October 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 21988 words.

This chapter discusses judicial separation. Suits for judicial separation in the ecclesiastical courts had three purposes. Most suits launched by a wife were blackmail devices in order to...

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Official Members in the Commons, 1660–1690: A Study in Multiple Loyalties

JOHN FERRIS.

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England

April 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 10720 words.

John Ferris, the author of this chapter, examines multiple loyalties of the representatives in Commons. He notes that representative institutions offer fertile breeding grounds for split...

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‘Anarchy’ and Monarchy, 1850–1861

David E. Barclay.

in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

October 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17873 words.

For years Wilhelm Stieber had been one of Prussia's most ruthless and successful policemen. Stieber and his colleague, the veteran police inspector Friedrich Goldheim, had extracted a...

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Hull and the Fishing Trade

Marc W. Steinberg.

in England's Great Transformation

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9836 words.

This chapter presents a detailed study of how owners of the burgeoning fish trawling industry in Hull relied on apprentices and prosecutions using master and servant law to discipline them....

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The Rich

Theodore Zeldin.

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

October 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4335 words.

This chapter reveals that the two hundred families who held most of France's wealth ran its major industries, and bribed its politicians to do their bidding, controlling France for most of...

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