Background to the English Civil War - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080120010, 9781483181073

Background to the English Civil War

1st Edition

The Commonwealth and International Library: History Division

Authors: Frank W. Jessup
Editors: G. M. D. Howat
eBook ISBN: 9781483181073
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 168
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Description

Background to the English Civil War is a collection of literature that attempts to address various queries about the English civil war. The book is comprised 13 chapters that cover various concerns in the conflict. The text first covers the arrival of the Stuarts, and then proceeds to present materials about Charles I. Chapter 3 tackles the growing tension between the king and the population. The next chapter deals with early stages of the war. Next, the book details the execution of Charles I, the battle that comes after, and the eventual restoration of the Stuarts. The selection will be of great use to readers who have a keen interest in English history.

Table of Contents


Preface

Acknowledgment

The Stuarts Arrive and Differences Appear

Charles I, His Wife, and His Mother-in-Law

Dissension Develops between King and People

Dissension in Matters of Religion

Parliament, 1640-2

Drifting into War

The First Civil War

Civilian Affairs

Political Debate

The Execution of Charles I

More Fighting

The Interregnum

The Stuarts Restored


Details

No. of pages:
168
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1966
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483181073

About the Author

Frank W. Jessup

About the Editor

G. M. D. Howat

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