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English Civil War

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Link John Locke, Second Treatise of Government, 1690

John Locke, Second Treatise of Government, 1690

English Civil War, Charles I, Charles II, Glorious Revolution, Hobbes, Locke view
Document John Aubrey Reading List

A list of books and other resources useful for students attending this course.

Seventeenth century, John Aubrey, History of Medicine, Industrial history, Exploration, English Civil War view
Course 'A World Turned Upside Down'? Revolutionary England from Civil War to Cromwell

We will explore one of the most turbulent periods in English history: the Civil War and Cromwellian era. This was a period which lives long in...

Cromwell, History, English Civil War view
Link BBC British History

Covering many aspects of British History from Norman to the present day, authoritative articles, well-illustrated and accessible.

Norman, Medieval, Middle ages, Tudor, English Civil War, Victorian, First World War, Second World War, 19th century, History view
Link BBC Portraits by William Dobson

BBC Portraits by William Dobson

English Civil War, William Dobson, Portraiture, British Art, Painting view
Document Cavalier Poetry

Poems by John Suckling, William Davenant and Edmund Waller

Cavalier Poets, English Civil War, Royalists view
Document Divine Division: the Interregnum (1649 to 1660) as Depicted in a Broadside Ballad and an Oil Painting by Laurence Mercer

Abstract: This article considers two contrasting depictions of the Interregnum (1649 to 1660) — a broadside ballad, The Parliament Routed: / OR...

English Civil War view
Image collection Effects of Civil War?

The print shown here, The World Turned Upside Down, comes from the English Civil War period and is a good early example of political comment in...

English Civil War, 17th century, Cromwell, prints view
Link J. Aubrey, A. Clark, "Brief lives", chiefly of contemporaries, set down by John Aubrey (Clarendon, 1898), (1 of 2 vols: A-H)

The most scholarly version yet available of John Aubrey's manuscript Brief Lives, albeit slightly bowdlerised to suit victorian tastes.


English Civil War, biography view
Link James Harrington, The Commonwealth of Oceana (1656)

James Harrington's Oceana is one of the most important works of political and constitutional theory produced during the English...

English Civil War, James Harrington, Political Theory, Commonwealth and Protectorate, Interregnum view
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