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The Glorious Revolution

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Series: British history in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Glorious Revolution is the most radical reassessment to date of the origins, circumstances and impact of the Revolution of 1688-89. Eveline Cruickshanks argues that James II was a revolutionary king who granted complete religious toleration because he believed it was morally right. This led to strong Tory opposition and induced William of Orange, husband of Mary, James's eldest daughter, to intervene. The
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eveline Cruickshanks
ISBN: 0333567633 9780333567630 0312230087 9780312230081 0312230095 9780312230098 0333567625 9780333567623
OCLC Number: 48699790
Description: v, 126 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Restoration: Religious and Political Conflicts in the Reign of Charles II --
2. Popish Plot and the Exclusion Crisis, 1678-1681 --
3. Tory Reaction, 1683-1686 --
4. James II's Reign, Monmouth's Rebellion, Toleration for All, and the Anglican Backlash --
5. International Coalition against France and the Dutch Invasion --
6. 1689 Convention, the Settlement of the Crown and the Bill of Rights --
7. Scotland and the Revolution --
8. Ireland and the Revolution --
9. War with France, Jacobite Opposition, Parliament and the Financial Settlement --
10. Anger of Parliament, the Country Party, Courtly Reformation and the Reform of Manners.
Series Title: British history in perspective.
Responsibility: Eveline Cruickshanks.

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