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Strafford in Ireland, 1633-41 : a study in absolutism

Author: Hugh F Kearney
Publisher: [Manchester] : Manchester University Press, [1960, ©1959]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford (1593-1641) is one of the great controversial figures of English history. For many he was 'the Great Apostate' who abandoned the cause of liberty in the 1620s. For others he was a herioc figure who died on the scaffold as the King's good servant. In making a judgement about Strafford, his years of power, as Lord Deputy of Ireland (1633-40), are of crucial importance.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kearney, Hugh F.
Strafford in Ireland, 1633-41.
[Manchester] Manchester University Press [1960, ©1959]
(OCoLC)609752775
Named Person: Thomas Wentworth Strafford, Earl of; Thomas Wentworth Strafford, Earl of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh F Kearney
OCLC Number: 6509303
Description: xviii, 294 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Hugh F. Kearney.

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Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford (1593-1641) is one of the great controversial figures of English history. For many he was 'the Great Apostate' who abandoned the cause of liberty in the 1620s. For others he was a herioc figure who died on the scaffold as the King's good servant. In making a judgement about Strafford, his years of power, as Lord Deputy of Ireland (1633-40), are of crucial importance.

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