Politics, Religion and Popularity in Early Stuart Britain: Essays in Honour of Conrad Russell

Politics, Religion and Popularity in Early Stuart Britain: Essays in Honour of Conrad Russell

by Thomas Cogswell
     
 

ISBN-10: 052180700X

ISBN-13: 9780521807005

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Revisionism has had a far-reaching impact upon the history of politics and religion in early Stuart Britain. These collected essays assess revisionism and address a series of themes arising out of recent debates on the causes of the English Civil War. Topics covered include the character of Charles I's kingship; the place of Parliament in the political system; the…  See more details below

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Revisionism has had a far-reaching impact upon the history of politics and religion in early Stuart Britain. These collected essays assess revisionism and address a series of themes arising out of recent debates on the causes of the English Civil War. Topics covered include the character of Charles I's kingship; the place of Parliament in the political system; the divisive legacy of the English Reformation; and the problems posed by trying to unite England with Scotland and Ireland.

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ISBN-13:
9780521807005
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Revisionism and its legacies: the work of Conrad Russell Thomas Cogswell, Richard Cust and Peter Lake; Part I. Politics: 1. Puritan politicians and King James VI and I, 1587–1604 Nicholas Tyacke; 2. The sacred, the profane and the Union: politics of sermon and masque at the court wedding of Lord and Lady Hay Lori Anne Ferrell; 3. Capital life: Members of Parliament outside the House Pauline Croft; 4. The personal rule of James I, 1611–20 Andrew Thrush; 5. Profiting from misfortune: corruption and the Admiralty under the early Stuarts David D. Hebb; 6. Negotiating grace Cynthia Herrup; Part II. Religion: 7. The pastoral tightrope: a Puritan pedagogue in Jacobean London Julia F. Merritt; 8. The creation of Laudianism: a new approach Anthony Milton; 9. Provincial preaching and allegiance in the first English Civil War Jacqueline Eales; Part III. Popularity: 10. The people's love: the Duke of Buckingham and popularity Thomas Cogswell; 11. Charles I and popularity Richard Cust; 12. Puritans, popularity and petitions: local politics in national context: Cheshire 1641 Peter Lake; A bibliography of the principal published writings of Conrad Russell, 1962–2002 Richard Cust and Elizabeth Russell.

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