London and the Restoration, 1659-1683

London and the Restoration, 1659-1683

by Gary S. De Krey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521840716

ISBN-13: 9780521840712

Pub. Date: 12/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This comprehensive study of political and religious conflicts examines the challenge to Restoration institutions by Protestant dissent in the London of Charles II's reign. It presents liberty of conscience as the greatest political issue of the Restoration and explains how the contest between dissenters and Anglicans contributed to the development of parties in

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Overview

This comprehensive study of political and religious conflicts examines the challenge to Restoration institutions by Protestant dissent in the London of Charles II's reign. It presents liberty of conscience as the greatest political issue of the Restoration and explains how the contest between dissenters and Anglicans contributed to the development of parties in 1679-83 that unsettled the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521840712
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; Map; List of tables; Preface; List of abbreviations; Part I. Crisis, 1659–60: Introduction to parts one and two: London and the nation; 1. London and the origins of the Restoration, 1659–60; Part II. Settlement and Unsettlement, 1660–79: 2. The Restoration settlement and an unsettled city, 1660–70; 3. Protestant dissent and the emergence of a civic opposition, 1670–9; Part III. Crisis, 1679–82: Introduction: London and the Restoration crisis, 1679–82; 4. Parliament and Protestantism in crisis: the emergence of parties in London, 1679–81; 5. The contest for the city, 1681–2; 6. Party matters: communities, ideas, and leaders in a divided city, 1679–82; Part IV. Crisis and Conspiracy, 1682–3: Introduction: Whig conspiracy and historical memory; 7. The London Whigs between law and resistance: conscience, consent, and conspiracy, 1682–3; Conclusion: London and the end of the Restoration; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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