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Author Webb, Stephen Saunders, 1937-
Title The Governors-General : the English Army and the definition of the Empire, 1569-1681 / by Stephen Saunders Webb.
Imprint Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, 1979.

Author Webb, Stephen Saunders, 1937-
Subject Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 17th century.
Military government of dependencies.
Governors general -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 549 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
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Contents Cover; CONTENTS; PREFACE: English Garrison Government in Britain and America, 1569-1763; PART I: Military Administration in the British Isles, 1569-1676; 1. Garrison Government; The Tudor Prerogative Asserted: The Case of Sir George Carey; The Stuart Prerogative Assailed: The Case of Sir Ferdinando Gorges; Civil War and the Growth of Garrison Government: Three English Cases; The Irish Experience of Garrison Government; Scotland under Military Government, 1650-1654; Garrison Government in the British Isles; 2. Officers and Governors; The Roots of Stuart Absolutism
The Principles of Military Administration The Case of the Earl of Carlisle, Military Administrator; 3. The Grandee, the Courtier, and the Professional; The Case of Lord Culpeper, Courtier; Herbert Jeffreys: The Professional Soldier Becomes a Royal Governor; Coda: Part I. Militant Monarchy: The Arming of the English Executive, 1569-1678; PART II: Lord of Jamaica: The English Executive in the West Indies, 1654-1681; 4. Design for Empire: Jamaica and the Protectorate; Imperial Conquest and Political Controversy; Planting Garrison Government in Jamaica
Edward D'Oyley: Founder, General, and Governor of Jamaica 5. Courtiers and Professionals, Grandees and Aristocrats; A ""Young Lord"" Uses Garrison Government; A Yorkist Courtier in Jamaica; The Western Design in the Restoration; Sir Thomas Lynch and the Evolution of the Imperial Constitution; The Vagaries of Lord Vaughan; 6. Absolutism versus Autonomy, 1678-1681; The Epitome of Garrison Government: 1678; Plots and Plans: The Privy Council Debates the Imperial Polity, 1679; The Military Prerogative in Jamaican Practice and Imperial Politics, 1679-1680
The Exclusion Crisis and the Imperial Constitution, 1680-1681 Coda: Part II. From Conquest to Constitution: Garrison Government in Jamaica, 1655-1681; PART III: Coercion and Constitution: The Old Dominion and the Definition of English Empire in North America, 1676-1683; 7. The Imposition of Royal Government on Virginia, 1676-1678; Rebellion and Reaction; Francis Moryson: From Royalism to Imperialism; Agency and Charter, Proprietorship and Empire; Autonomy Ended; Imperial Force; Berkeley's Resistance; The Assembly Attacked; Protection and Obedience: Garrison Government and Social Stability
Arms and Authority 8. The Reluctant Dragon: Thomas Culpeper and the Constitution of the Empire; Court and Country in Virginia; Imperial Impositions on Virginia's Constitution; The Moderation of Thomas, Lord Culpeper; The Politics of Garrison Government; Lord Culpeper and the Imperial Constitution, 1680-1681; Country Rebellion; Governor-General Culpeper Cashiered; Coda: Part III. Garrison Government Comes to the Old Dominion, 1676-1683; CONCLUSION: Garrison Government: The English Empire to 1681; The First Stage of Empire, 1569-1641; The Interregnum: Sword Rule and Military Governors
ISBN 9781469611495 (electronic bk.)
146961149X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 643636333
Additional Format Print version: Webb, Stephen Saunders, 1937- Governors-General. Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, 1979 (DLC) 78008746 (OCoLC)3893018

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