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Treason and the State: Law, Politics and Ideology in the English Civil War

Treason and the State: Law, Politics and Ideology in the English Civil War

by D. Alan Orr


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521037334
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Series: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

D. Alan Orr was educated at Queen� University at Kingston, the University of Glasgow and the University of Cambridge where he received his PhD in 1997. He has subsequently taught at Carleton University in Ottawa and Queen� University at Kingston. His work has appeared in The Journal of British Studies and he is a contributor to the New Dictionary of National Biography. His current research interests lie in the area of Anglo-Irish relations in the first half of the seventeenth century and the problems associated with the extension and enforcement of English legal customs over the whole of Ireland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Concepts: 1. The statutory basis of English treason law; 2. Sovereignty and state; Part II. Practice: 3. Thomas Wentworth, First Earl of Strafford; 4. William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury; 5. Connor Lord Maguire, Second Baron of Enniskillen; 6. Charles Stuart, King of England; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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