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English Civil War - a fight for lawful government?

Tierney, Brian.

English Civil War - a fight for lawful government?

by Tierney, Brian.

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Published by Random House in New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Early Stuarts, 1603-1649.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Edited by Brian Tierney, Donald Kagan and L. Pearce Williams.
    SeriesRandom House historical issues series -- 12.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16592113M

    English Civil War: (–) The English Civil War was a seventeenth-century battle between the Parliamentarians and the Royals over the future of England’s government and the degree to which the monarchy and representatives would hold power. This is a remarkable popular history of the English Civil War, from the perspectives of those involved in this most significant turning point in British history. This compelling history, culminating in the execution of Charles I, brings to life the people who fought in it, died in it, and in doing so changed the history of the world forever. In an excitingly fresh approach to the period, Diane.

    I was at a book sale last week and, lover of obscure historical topics that I am, picked up a book on the Civil War in Maine. Yes, there was a naval battle in Maine in the battle of Portland Harbor, when Confederate raiders seized the revenue cutter Caleb Cushing and, . King Charles I. The English Civil Wars and Virginia. Contributed by Carla Pestana. The English Civil Wars (–) were a pair of civil wars fought in England that set King Charles I and his supporters against supporters of the English parliament, which opposed his policies. These wars and the resulting changes to English and colonial government affected Virginia in a number of ways.

    The first title in this series, The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, , is already out and describes those confusing and bloody early battles. (Read our earlier review of this title on this blog, entitled First Blood: Year One of the War Between the States.) How to .   Thanks for the A2A One of the most renowned historians of the English Civil War has written a crisp and lucid narrative of the complicated events of to —not just the war between King and Parliament of but the second civil war, the.


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