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Ranke, Leopold von, 1795-1886.
History of England principally in the seventeenth century.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1875
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leopold von Ranke
|Description:||6 v. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. The chief crises in the earlier history of England. Attempts to consolidate the kingdom independently in its temporal and spiritual relations. Queen Elizabeth. Close connexion of English and Scottish affairs. Foundation of the kingdom of Great Britain. First disturbances under the Stuarts. Disputes with Parliament during the later years of the reign of James I and the earlier years of the reign of Charles I --
v. 2. Governments in England without the parliament. Troubles in Scotland. Connexion between troubles in Scotland and those in England and elsewhere. The long Parliament and the king, down to the outbreak of the Civil War. The English Civil War, 1642 - 1646. Independents and Presbyterians. Fate of the king --
v. 3. The commonwealth in England, 1649 - 1653. The protectorate of Oliver Cromwell, 1653 - 1658. Fall of the protectorate and the commonwealth. Restoration of the monarchy, 1658 - 1660. The first five years under Charles II. The restoration of the Anglican church. The Dutch wars of Charles II. Establishment of the Protestant and Parliamentary character of the Constitution 1664 - 1674 --
v. 4. The later years of Charles II, 1674 - 1685. Whigs and Tories. Reign of James II, February 1685 to September 1688. The fall of James II in its connexion with the European conflicts which marked the close of 1688. Completion of the revolution in the three kingdoms, 1688 - 1691 --
v. 5. William III and Parliament during the war with France, 1690 - 1697. The later years of William III, 1697 - 1702. Illustration of details from original documents --
v. 6. Criticism of the historians. History of the war in Ireland. Extracts from the correspondence of William III
|Responsibility:||by Leopold von Ranke.|