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The trial of Charles I

Author: Krista J Kesselring
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario : Broadview Press, 2016.
Series: Broadview sources series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In January of 1649, after years of civil war, King Charles I stood trial in a specially convened English court on charges of treason, murder, and other high crimes against his people. Not only did the revolutionary tribunal find him guilty and order his death, but its masters then abolished monarchy itself and embarked on a bold (though short-lived) republican experiment. The event was a landmark in legal history.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krista J Kesselring
ISBN: 9781554812912 1554812917
OCLC Number: 932169587
Description: pages cm.
Series Title: Broadview sources series.
Responsibility: edited by K.J. Kesselring.

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This brief history with documents presents the causes and consequences of King Charles I's trial on charges of treason, murder, and other high crimes against his people.  Read more...

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