History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642: Volume 3, 1616-1621

History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the Civil War, 1603-1642: Volume 3, 1616-1621

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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 third volume spans the period 1616-21, and includes chapters covering the Spanish marriage episode, Raleigh's last voyage, ecclesiastical issues in Scotland and England, and the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War.show more

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  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 map
  • 1139093436
  • 9781139093439

Table of contents

Preface to the third volume; 22. The disgrace of Chief Justice Coke; 23. The Spanish marriage treaty; 24. The Privy Council and the favourite; 25. Raleigh's last voyage; 26. Virginia, and the East Indies; 27. The fall of the Howards; 28. Ecclesiastical parties in Scotland and England; 29. The Bohemian revolution; 30. Doncaster's mission to Germany, and the Bohemian election; 31. The invasion of the Palatinate; 32. The loss of Bohemia.show more