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Rebellion Britain's First Stuart Kings, 1567-1642

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ISBN-10: 0199209006

ISBN-13: 9780199209002

Edition: 2013

Authors: Tim Harris

List price: $30.00
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A gripping new account of one of the most important and exciting periods of British and Irish history: the reign of the first two Stuart kings, from 1567 to the outbreak of civil war in 1642 - and why ultimately all three of their kingdoms were to rise in rebellion against Stuart rule.Both James VI and I and his son Charles I were reforming monarchs, who endeavoured to bolster the authority of the crown and bring the churches in their separate kingdoms into closer harmony with one another. Many of James's initiatives proved controversial - his promotion of the plantation of Ulster, his reintroduction of bishops and ceremonies into the Scottish kirk, and his stormy relationship with his…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/9/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Tim Harris lives in London. A former advertising creative director, he left his job five years ago to write this book after an argument in a pub. (About why a 'touchline is called a touchline'.) Three and a half years of reading and eighteen months of writing later, the result is his first book, The Story of Sport.