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Published: 23 June 2015

416 Pages | 12 black and white halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198708292

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Charles I and the People of England

David Cressy

  • The story of the reign of Charles I -- through the lives of his ordinary subjects
  • Shows how Charles's royal authority was constituted, in both peace and war -- and how it came to fall apart
  • Re-creates the broadest possible panorama of early Stuart England, as it slipped from complacency to revolution
  • The first major attempt to connect the political, constitutional, and religious history of the period history with the experience and aspirations of the rest of the population
  • Mines a very broad range of archival and printed sources, including ballads, sermons, speeches, letters, diaries, petitions, proclamations, and the proceedings of secular and ecclesiastical courts