Henry Marten (Regicide)

Henry Marten (Regicide)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Henry Marten was a regicide of King Charles I of England. Marten was the elder son of the successful lawyer and diplomat Sir Henry Marten; his other known siblings were a brother, George, and three sisters, Elizabeth, Jane and Mary. He was born at his father's house in Oxford and educated in the same city. Marten matriculated on 31 October 1617 as a "gentleman commoner" from University College, graduating BA in 1620. Like many young men of his social background he also entered the Inns of Court. He may have been the Henry Marten admitted to Gray's Inn in August 1618 and was certainly admitted to the Inner Temple in November 1619. In the 1620s he toured Europe and enjoyed much high living there, but also during his time in France he was exposed to the thinking of the French stoical philosophers. As a public figure, he first came to prominence in 1639 when he refused to contribute to a general loanshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
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  • 9786136643595