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The Blessed Revolution: English Politics and the Coming of War, 1621-1624

The Blessed Revolution: English Politics and the Coming of War, 1621-1624

by Thomas Cogswell, Anthony Fletcher
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ISBN-13: 9780521023139
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/30/2005
Series: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Map of Europe on the eve of the Thirty Years War; Introduction; Prologue 'The evill time' 1622-1623; Part I. The Court, October 1623-February 1624: 1. 'A sharp edge': the rationale and strategy of a Spanish war; 2. 'The English match': the organization of the 'Patriot' coalition; 3. 'The clock doth now stand': the frustrated campaign against Spain; Part II. Westminster, February-May 1624: 4. 'A wise ordering of our affayres': Parliament and the 'Patriots'; 5. 'That mutual and unhappie jeaolousie': exultation and despair in the opening weeks of the session; 6. 'The high crisis of this most important business': Parliament and the war, 12-24 March; 7. 'Other circles': redress of grievances and supply, April-May; Part III. The Summer of 1624: 8. 'The revolt of the mice against the cats': reactions to the impending conflict; Conclusion; Note on sources; Bibliography; Index.

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