Clarendon: Politics, History and Religion 1640-1660

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Cambridge University Press, Jul 27, 1989 - History - 330 pages
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This celebrated study, first published in 1951, offers a reinterpretation of the writings and attitudes of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon (1609-74), best known for his History of the Rebellion and the Civil War and his autobiography, which presents an excellent record of the English Civil War. Mr. Wormald reconstructs the attitudes of this controversial figure toward the earth-shaking events of the war and what made him change his ideas. His answers reverse the traditional view of Hyde's thought.
 

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Contents

POLITICS
1
2 From the Attempt on the Five Members to
47
3 From the Arrival of the King at York to
83
4 From the Nineteen Propositions to the End
114
HISTORIOGRAPHY
159
2 Historical Politics 204
237
2 Historical Religion
282
Index
327
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