History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642: Volume 10, 1641-1642

History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642: Volume 10, 1641-1642

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Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829-1902) was a distinguished Victorian historian of the seventeenth century who coined the term 'Puritan Revolution' and was noted for his use of and editorial work on primary sources. This ten-volume work was published in 1883-4, though he had already published eight volumes on the period 1603-37, of which the first two were considerably revised for this edition; and in later works he continued the story through the Civil War, the Commonwealth and the Protectorate. The series was highly regarded in its time, and reprinted often, although it was not without its critics. Gardiner aimed at writing 'scientific history', relying on the facts to speak for themselves. This tenth volume spans the period 1641-2, and includes chapters covering the Irish rebellion and the Grand Remonstrance, the struggle over the militia, and the situation on the eve of the Civil War.show more

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  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 map
  • 1139093509
  • 9781139093507

Table of contents

Preface to the tenth volume; 100. The formation of parties; 101. The Irish Rebellion and the Grand Remonstrance; 102. Balanced forces; 103. The attempt on the five members; 104. The struggle for the militia; 105. The eve of the Civil War; Appendix; Index.show more