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Senior military officers, politics, and the country estate in Britain, c. 1700-1750

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This thesis investigates how senior military officers (generals and admirals) in the army and navy interacted with and integrated into elite society in late Stuart and early Georgian Britain both during their years of active service and afterwards. A valuable tool with which to analyse these officers is the country estate, the basis of the landed elite’s political, economic, social, and cultural power. This thesis therefore explores the acquisition and development of country estates, and o...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2019-07-26

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