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The murder of King James I

Author: Alastair James Bellany; Thomas Cogswell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. In this book, two leading scholars of the era, Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell, uncover the untold story of how a secret history of courtly poisoning shaped and reflected the political conflicts that would  Read more...
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Named Person: James, King of England; James, King of England
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair James Bellany; Thomas Cogswell
ISBN: 030021782X 9780300217827
OCLC Number: 995301695
Description: 1 recurso en línea : ilustraciones
Contents: The authorized version, 1625 --
Making the secret history, 1625-26 --
Impeaching Buckingham, 1626 --
The poisonous favourite, 1626-28 --
Strange apparitions, 1629-49 --
Speaking reproachfully of the dead, 1649-63.
Responsibility: Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell.

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A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. In this book, two leading scholars of the era, Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell, uncover the untold story of how a secret history of courtly poisoning shaped and reflected the political conflicts that would eventually plunge the British Isles into civil war and revolution.

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"[An] absorbing and meticulously researched study"-Marcus Nevitt, Spectator -- Marcus Tanner * Spectator * "Cogswell and Bellany are both accomplished story-tellers, and their collaboration is much Read more...

 
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