Journals Higher Education

Soldiers and Statesmen

The General Council of the Army and Its Debates, 1647-1648

Austin Woolrych

A Clarendon Press Publication

Soldiers and Statesmen reinterprets a critical turning point in the Great Rebellion of 1647, and suggests that the army which eventually brought King Charles I to the scaffold would have restored him to his throne if he had given more weight to its offers.