William Henry Davenport Adams (1828–1891) was an English writer, editor, and translator. He began his writing career as a young man, publishing nearly 140 books—including geographical, historical, juvenile, and religious works. His son, William Davenport Adams, published A Dictionary of English Literature.
The White King, Or, Charles the First, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)by W. H. Davenport Adams
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An engrossing history of Charles I (1600-1649), also known as the White King, and the age he lived in. His reign was punctuated by religious conflicts; he was later tried, convicted, and executed for high treason. The author examines Charles the First’s life, but also the culture of England at the time—including the era’s customs, manners, art, and literature.
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