From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

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INDEX
Abbot, Robert40
Abingdon (Berks.) 23, 26
Christ's Hospital 25, 148, 165-6
Holy Cross guild 148, 165
school 22, 165
absolute power 53, 72, 92, 100, 128, 158-9, 160-1
see also command economy; political economy; royal prerogative
accountability 141-3, 149
Acle (Norf.) 38
Acts of Parliament, see statutes
Addenbrooke, John137
agency 2, 12, 126
Agra99
agricultural improvement 3, 69-70, 78, 80- 1, 86
Aldrich, John38 n., 39, 44
alehouses 43, 50, 60, 61, 62, 73
almshouses 25, 26, 110 n., 122, 131
see also hospitals
Amsterdam97
Andrew, D.138
Andrewes, Thomas85, 86
Andrews, Sir Matthew110
Anglican societies 111, 117
see also Reformation Societies; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
apparel, excess in 34
see also sumptuary laws
apprentices 54
pauper 62, 66, 67
see also children
Archer, I. W.47
Armstrong, Clement8, 14
army 65, 92
see also maimed soldiers
Arnold, Sir Nicholas23, 38 n.
Ashford (Kent) 110 n.
Aske's Hospital, Hoxton 120 n.
associated philanthropy 113, 153
see also subscriptions
associative activity, see rights of association; voluntary associations
Atlantis, new 2
see also Utopias
Atterbury, Francis114
Aylesbury Men Case 117 n.
Baber, John46
Bachelor, John107 n., 111
Bacon, Francis59-61, 69-72, 77, 80, 83, 84 n., 88, 145
Bacon, Sir Nathaniel42 n.
Bacon, Nicholas26
balance of trade 93
Banbury (Oxon.) 35
Bankes, Sir John69
Barnard, T. C.93
Barnes, T. G.57, 73
bastardy rates 51, 122 n.
Bath (Som.) 102 n., 132
Baxter, Richard48, 52, 87
Beake, Robert47 n.
Beale, John87
Bedford, Earl of, see Russell, Francis
Bedford, Arthur107 n., 113, 115 n.
Bedford Level 70
beer consumption 122 n.
beggars 8, 15, 16, 35, 44, 52, 77
Bell, Henry, junior 104, 105, 113, 115
Bell, Henry, senior 104
Bell, Robert38, 104 n.
Bell, Thomas18
Bellers, John107, 108, 134 n., 137
Bentham, Jeremy147
Bere, Thomas110 n.
bien publique6, 75
see also public good
bills of mortality 93, 95, 100, 105, 135, 146, 147
Black, A.151 n.
Black Death 5, 153-4
see also plague
Blith, Walter81, 83
Board of Trade102, 106, 109, 121 n.
see also Council of Trade
boards of health 72, 157
Boghurst, William99
Bologna156
Bonner, Edmund, Bishop of London19
bonum commune6 n.
bonum publicum1, 75
see also public good

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From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • List of Abbreviations viii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - THE COMMON WEAL 5
  • 2 - GODLY CITIES 29
  • 3 - ABSOLUTE POWER 53
  • 4 - THE PUBLIC GOOD 77
  • 5 - THE PARLIAMENT'S REFORMATION 102
  • 6 - BODIES POLITIC 126
  • 7 - CIVIL SOCIETIES 150
  • Index 167
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