The Governors-General The English Army and the Definition of the Empire, 1569-1681 / by Stephen Saunders Webb.

Webb, Stephen Saunders, 1937-
Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, 1979.
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2016
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
1 online resource (572 p.)
Governors general -- Great Britain.
Military government of dependencies.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.
Electronic books.
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
The Restoration Empire, 1660-1681
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