Royalists and royalism during the English civil wars / edited by Jason McElligott and David L. Smith.

Much ink has been spent on accounts of the English Civil Wars of the mid-seventeenth century, yet royalism has been largely neglected. This 2007 volume of essays by leading scholars in the field seeks to fill that significant gap in our understanding by focusing on those who took up arms for the kin...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: McElligott, Jason, 1972- (Editor), Smith, David L. 1963- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : rethinking royalists and royalism / Jason McElligott and David L. Smith
  • A lesson in loyalty : Charles I and the Short Parliament / Mark A. Kishlansky
  • The Court and the emergence of a royalist party / Malcolm Smuts
  • Varieties of royalism / Barbara Donagan
  • Royalist reputations : the Cavalier ideal and the reality / Ian Roy
  • Counsel and cabal in the king's party, 1642-1646 / David Scott
  • 'I doe desire to be rightly vnderstood' : rhetorical strategies in the letters of Charles I / Sarah Poynting
  • Royalists and the New Model Army in 1647 : circumstance, principle and compromise / Rachel Foxley
  • The royalist origins of the separation of powers / Michael Mendle
  • 'A no-king, or a new' : royalists and the succession, 1648-1649 / Sean Kelsey
  • The royalism of Andrew Marvell / Blair Worden.