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The Stuart constitution 1603-1688 : documents and commentary

Author: J P Kenyon
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

For this second edition of the 1966 volume, Professor Kenyon has entirely rewritten his commentary to take account of the latest research in this field.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J P Kenyon
ISBN: 0521308100 9780521308106 9780521313278 0521313279
OCLC Number: 911309002
Description: xviii, 478 p.
Contents: Table of documents; Preface to the second edition; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Book I: The Ancient Constitution, 1603-40: 1. The monarchy; 2. Parliament; 3. Judiciary; 4. The established church; Book II. The Era of Experiment, 1640-60: 5. The breakdown, 1640-2; 6. The Puritan failure, 1641-8; 7. Government and Army, 1642-9; 8. The interregnum, 1649-60; Book III. The Restored Constitution: 9. The Restoration settlement; 10. Areas of conflict, 1660-88; 11. Lords and commons; Book IV. Government: 12. The privy council; 13. Local government; Index.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by J.P. Kenyon.


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