Stuart Court In Exile And The Jacobites

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Based on original research in a wide range of contemporary sources, this collection of original essays illuminates the early development of Jacobitism, placing the movement in a coherent historical context. The volume includes a substantial introduction by Edward Corp on the Stuart court and a major essay by Eveline Cruickshanks on the importance of Jacobitism in Britain and its links with the exiled court.

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Overview

Based on original research in a wide range of contemporary sources, this collection of original essays illuminates the early development of Jacobitism, placing the movement in a coherent historical context. The volume includes a substantial introduction by Edward Corp on the Stuart court and a major essay by Eveline Cruickshanks on the importance of Jacobitism in Britain and its links with the exiled court.

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The Jacobite risings of 1715 and 1745 have long been celebrated in song and story, and have recently come under increased academic scrutiny. But little has been studied about the first phase of Stuart resistance to England, which extended from 1689 to 1715 and took place in Saint-Germain-en-Laye at the French royal court. So in February 1992 scholars gathered at the Chateau there to remedy the lack. The ten papers they presented explore Jacobites in Paris, the abortive invasion of 1692, the Innes brothers and the Scots College in Paris, Jacobite ideology, the Jacobite press and English censorship, and other aspects. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852851194
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/1/1995
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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