The Restoration: England in the 1660s / Edition 1

The Restoration: England in the 1660s / Edition 1

by N. H. Keeble, Keeble
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631236171

ISBN-13: 9780631236177

Pub. Date: 10/30/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This cultural history challenges the standard depiction of the 1660s as the beginning of a new age of stability, demonstrating that the decade following the Restoration was just as complex and exciting as the revolutionary years that preceded it.  See more details below

Overview

This cultural history challenges the standard depiction of the 1660s as the beginning of a new age of stability, demonstrating that the decade following the Restoration was just as complex and exciting as the revolutionary years that preceded it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631236177
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/30/2002
Series:
History of Early Modern England Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

List of Abbreviations.

A Note on Conventions, Procedures and Dates.

Introduction.

1. The Return of the King (165860):.

The Fall of the Protectorate (September 1658 – April 1659).

The Rump Restored (May – September 1659).

Don Juan Lamberto(October – December 1659).

The Long Parliament Restored (January – March 1660).

Monarchy Restored (April – May 1660).

2. The Restoration Year (1660-61):.

‘Past all humane policy'.

The Royal Martyr.

‘A time of universal festivity & joy'.

Restoration or Revolution?.

Executions and Exhumations.

3. Great Zerubbabel: Charles and the Convention (1660):.

Images of the King.

‘Our good old Form'.

The Declaration of Breda.

The Act of Oblivion.

The Convention Settlement.

4. Royal Servants: Clarendon and the Cavalier Parliament (1661–67):.

Court and Country.

The Cavalier Settlement.

‘The fat Scriv'ner'.

The Costs of War.

‘The old man's going away'.

5. Fathers in God: the Church of England:.

The Worcester House Declaration.

The Act of Uniformity.

Comprehension, Indulgence and the Clarendon Code.

Laudians and Latitude-men.

Giant Pope.

6. ‘The patience of heroic fortitude': nonconformity, sedition and.

dissent:.

‘Fall'n on evil days': Milton and Bunyan.

The experience of persecution.

Nonconformist culture.

The Licensing Act and the press.

Radicals, republicans and plotters.

7. ‘Luxury with Charles restor'?: the temper of the times:.

‘A yeare of prodigies'1665–66).

‘Things going to wrack'.

The Cabal (1667–70).

Porno-politics.

A la mode.

8. ‘Male and female created he them':.

Men and Women.

The Weaker Vessel.

‘An honourable estate'.

A Woman's Place.

Men of the World.

Afterword.

Notes.

Index.

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