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The English Civil Wars, 1640-1660

Author: Blair Worden
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The political upheaval of the mid-seventeenth century has no parallel in English history. Other events have changed the occupancy and the powers of the throne, but the conflict of 1640-60 was more dramatic: the monarchy and the House of Lords were abolished, to be replaced by a republic and military rule. Blair Worden explores the events of this period and their origins -- the war between King and Parliament, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blair Worden
ISBN: 9780753826911 0753826917
OCLC Number: 632820554
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2009 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson"--Title page verso.
Description: 192 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Origins --
War --
Regicide --
Republic --
Restoration.
Responsibility: Blair Worden.

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