James I: A Biography of a King

James I: A Biography of a King

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556355561
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Pages: 326
Sales rank: 964,455
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Author and scholar Charles Williams (1886-1945) joined, in 1908, the staff of the Oxford University Press, the publishing house in which he worked for the rest of his life. Throughout these years, poetry, novels, plays, biographies, history, literary criticism, and theology poured from his pen. At the beginning of the Second World War the publishing house was evacuated to Oxford where, in addition to his own writing and his editorial work for the Press, he taught in the University.

Table of Contents

Preface     v
The Three Birthdays     1
The Education of the King     19
The Leopard among the Thistles     51
"Mortui non Mordent"     75
The Queen and the Witches     84
The Falling and Rising     111
The King on the King     134
Gowrie     147
The Succession     168
The King among the Churches     185
The Mortal Arcana     200
The Body of the House of Commons     243
Authority Forgets     260
The Oration of John Donne     297
Chronology     301
Bibliography     303
Index     305

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