Eikon basilike : the portraiture of His Sacred Majesty in his solitudes and sufferings : with selections from Eikonoklastes, John Milton (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Eikon basilike : the portraiture of His Sacred Majesty in his solitudes and sufferings : with selections from Eikonoklastes, John Milton

Author: Charles, King of England; John Gauden; Holly Faith Nelson; Jim Daems; John Milton
Publisher: Peterborough, ON ; Plymouth : Broadview Editions, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Published just after the execution of King Charles I in 1649, Eikon Basilike is a defence of the king's motivations and actions prior to and during the British civil wars. Nine chapters of Eikonoklastes, John Milton's response to Eikon Basilike, are also included in this edition. Here Milton, writing from a republican perspective, attacks the substance and style of the King's Book. These fascinating texts are now  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Early works
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Early works to 1800
Biography
Named Person: Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles, King of England; John Gauden; Holly Faith Nelson; Jim Daems; John Milton
ISBN: 1551115948 9781551115948
OCLC Number: 1159814082
Notes: First published soon after the execution of King Charles I in 1649, this work purports to be his autobiography, although John Gauden claimed authorship later.
Description: 334 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgementsList of IllustrationsIntroductionA Brief Historical ChronologyA Note on the TextEikon BasilikeSelections from EikonoklastesAppendix A: Other Contemporary Responses to Eikon BasilikeFrom Eikon Alethine (1649)From The Life and Reign of King Charles (1651)From Eikon Aklastos (1651)Appendix B: The Trial and Execution of King Charles ILine Engraving, Trial of King Charles I (17th Century)From "The Manner of the Trial of Charles Stuart King of England" (1684)"King Charles His Speech Made upon the Scaffold at Whitehall-Gate" (1650)Appendix C: Restoration Revelations and RestraintsBy the King. A Proclamation (1660)The Anglesey Memorandum (1690)Works Cited and Select Bibliography
Responsibility: edited by Jim Daems and Holly Faith Nelson.

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