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1666

1666

by Rebecca Rideal

1666: Plague, War and Hellfire

1666 was a watershed year for England. The outbreak of the Great Plague, the eruption of the second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London all struck the country in rapid succession and wi...
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Arbella Stuart

Arbella Stuart

by Jill Armitage

Arbella Stuart: The Uncrowned Queen

In 1562, Elizabeth I, the last of Henry VIII's children, lay dying of smallpox, and the curse of the Tudor succession again reared its head. The queen was to recover, but the issue re...
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Arbella: England's Lost Queen

Arbella: England's Lost Queen

by Sarah Gristwood

Arbella : England's Lost Queen

Taking as its background one of the most famous periods of British history, Sarah Gristwood's historical biography focuses on a hitherto forgotten figure: Arbella Stuart, the niece of Mary...
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Black Tom

Black Tom

by Andrew Hopper

Black Tom : Sir Thomas Fairfax and the English Revolution

Sir Thomas Fairfax, not Oliver Cromwell, was creator and commander of Parliament's New Model Army from 1645 to1650. Although Fairfax emerged as England's most su...
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Charles II and His Escape Into Exile

Charles II and His Escape Into Exile

by Martyn R Beardsley

Charles II and His Escape into Exile

Returning to England to try to reclaim his throne, King Charles II was defeated at the Battle of Worcester - but the battle to save his own life had only just begun. Pursued wherever...
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Civil War

Civil War

by Peter Ackroyd

Civil War: The History of England Volume III

In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of England's history, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of Elizabe...
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Cromwell's Soldier's Bible

Cromwell's Soldier's Bible


Cromwell's Soldier's Bible

The original 16 page pamphlet was first published in 1643 and is said to have been distributed to parliament troops "to put the fear of God before them" to quote Cromwell some years later. The...
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Cromwell's Women

Cromwell's Women

by Julian Whitehead

Cromwell's Women

With a deft hand and strong narrative, Whitehead guides us through the remarkable life and career of Oliver Cromwell from a unique perspective.

He explores not only the effect the women in Cromwell's ...
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Daughters of the Winter Queen

Daughters of the Winter Queen

by Nancy Goldstone

Daughters of the Winter Queen : Four Remarkable Sisters

Valentine's Day, 1613. Elizabeth Stuart, the sixteen-year-old granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots, marries Frederick V, a German count and ally of her father, Ja...
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Following in the Footsteps of Oliver Cromwell

Following in the Footsteps of Oliver Cromwell

by James Hobson

Following in the Footsteps of Oliver Cromwell : A Historical Guide to the Civil War

Oliver Cromwell is one of the most important figures in British History. He was both soldier and politician and the only non-Royal rule...
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Henrietta Maria

Henrietta Maria

by Dominic Pearce

Henrietta Maria

At the heart of the English Civil War stands the wife of Charles I, Henrietta Maria. She came to England in 1625 at the age of fifteen, undermined by her greedy French entourage, blocked by the forceful ...
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James I: Scotland's King of England

James I: Scotland's King of England

by John Matusiak

James I Scotland's King of England

Few kings have been more savagely caricatured or grossly misunderstood than England's first Stuart. Yet, as this biography demonstrates, the modern tendency to downplay his defects and...
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James II: King In Exile

James II: King In Exile

by John Callow

James II : King in Exile

James II was Britain's last Catholic king. The spectacular collapse of his regime in 1688 and the seizure of his throne by his nephew William of Orange are the best-known events of his reign. Bu...
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Killers Of The King

Killers Of The King

by Charles Spencer

Killers of the King : The Men who Dared to Execute Charles I

January, 1649. After seven years of fighting in the bloodiest war in Britain's history, Parliament had overpowered King Charles I and now faced a problem: wha...
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Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book

Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book

by Lucy Moore

Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book

In the mid-seventeenth century, England was divided by Civil War, but inside the home domestic life continued as it always had done. Lady Ann Fanshawe's 'receipt book' was a treasured and en...
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Love, Madness And Scandal

Love, Madness And Scandal

by Dr Johanna Luthman

Love, Madness, and Scandal : The Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck

The high society of Stuart, England found Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck an exasperating woman. She lived at a time when wo...
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New World, Inc.

New World, Inc.

by John Butman & Simon Targett

New World Inc

Deeply researched and well-written' - Financial Times

In the mid-sixteenth century, England was a small and relatively insignificant kingdom on the periphery of Europe, and it had begun to face a daunting...
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Pepys's London

Pepys's London

by Stephen Porter

Pepys's London: Everyday Life in London 1650 -1703

Samuel Pepys's London was a turbulent, boisterous city, enduring the strains caused by foreign wars, the Great Plague and the Great Fire, yet growing and prospering. Pe...
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Queen Anne

Queen Anne

by Anne Somerset

Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion

Her personal life riven by passion, illness and intrigue, Queen Anne presided over some of the most momentous events in British history. Traditionally depicted as a weak ruler dominat...
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Rebellion in the Reign of Charles II

Rebellion in the Reign of Charles II

by Julian Whitehead

Rebellion in the Reign of Charles II

Charles II's father was executed, his brother James managed to stay on the throne for only four years, yet Charles died in his bed having ruled for a quarter of a century. Although w...
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