By David Cressy
Prize-winning historian David Cressy mines the widest variety of archival and revealed assets, together with ballads, sermons, speeches, letters, diaries, petitions, proclamations, and the complaints of secular and ecclesiastical courts, to discover the aspirations and expectancies not just of the king and his fans, but additionally the unruly energies of a lot of his matters, displaying how royal authority was once constituted, in peace and in conflict - and the way it all started to fall apart.
A combination of micro-historical research and constitutional concept, parish politics and ecclesiology, army, cultural, and social heritage, Charles I and the folks of britain is the 1st significant try and attach the political, constitutional, and non secular heritage of this important interval in English background with the adventure and aspirations of the remainder of the inhabitants. From the king and his ministers to the standard dealings and critiques of parishioners, petitioners, and taxpayers,
David Cressy re-creates the broadest attainable landscape of early Stuart England, because it slipped from complacency to revolution.
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