By David Cressy
Prize-winning historian David Cressy mines the widest diversity of archival and published assets, together with ballads, sermons, speeches, letters, diaries, petitions, proclamations, and the complaints of secular and ecclesiastical courts, to discover the aspirations and expectancies not just of the king and his fans, but in addition the unruly energies of lots of his topics, displaying how royal authority used to be constituted, in peace and in warfare - and the way it all started to fall apart.
A mixture of micro-historical research and constitutional conception, parish politics and ecclesiology, army, cultural, and social historical past, Charles I and the folks of britain is the 1st significant try and attach the political, constitutional, and non secular background of this significant interval in English heritage with the adventure and aspirations of the remainder of the inhabitants. From the king and his ministers to the typical dealings and evaluations of parishioners, petitioners, and taxpayers,
David Cressy re-creates the broadest attainable landscape of early Stuart England, because it slipped from complacency to revolution.
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