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Charles I, the personal monarch

Author: Charles Carlton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Since this book was first published a large amount of new material on the king and his reign has emerged. This book contains a new preface which takes account of the new work.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carlton, Charles, 1941-
Charles I, the personal monarch.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1995
Named Person: Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Karl, England König; Charles, 1 ; roi d'Angleterre d'Ecosse et d'Irlande); Karl, England König I.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Carlton
ISBN: 0415121418 9780415121415 0415125650 9780415125659
OCLC Number: 32090222
Description: xviii, 423 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface 'That memorable scene' --
I. The duke 'far out of order' --
II. 'The illustrious hope of Great Britain' --
III. 'Baby Charles', 'Steenie' and their 'Dear Dad' --
IV. 'The voyage of the Knights of Adventure' --
V. 'The young folks shall have their world' --
VI. 'Our only lawful, lineal and rightful liege Lord' --
VII. 'A shameful return' --
VIII. To 'take that slime away' --
IX. 'Sovereignty maintained above all' --
X.A family at 'full peace and tranquillity' --
XI. 'His own direction and commandment' --
XII. 'That fatal book' --
XIII. 'The Government all in pieces' --
XIV. 'To fight for my crown and my dignity' --
XV. 'These times are ones of public danger' --
XVI. 'The battle of all for all' --
XVII. 'What way to walk' --
XVIII. 'Remember thy end' --
XIX. 'An incorruptible crown'.
Other Titles: Charles First, the personal monarch
Responsibility: Charles Carlton.
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'This is by far the best modern biography of Charles I and will be welcomed both by general readers and by specialists...a strikingly individual contribution to our understanding of the personality  Read more...


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