Summary: Stuart England is an invaluable introduction to the political, religious and social history of seventeenth-century England. It provides a wide-ranging and lively account of core events, drawing on both contemporary sources and the latest interpretations by modern historians. From the legacy of Elizabeth I to reign of James II, the book covers all aspects of the monarchy, high and low politics and the culture of the people. Key topics include: English society and reli ...show moregion; ideas of monarchy and government; finance and parliament; and foreign policy.
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