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English Civil War

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Course Monarchy and Revolution 1625-1815

This course looks at Britain and France,1625 and 1815, when the very idea and nature of Monarchical rule came under persistent Revolutionary...

Charles I, Robespierre, Napoleon, English Civil War, American Revolution, French Revolution, Napoleonic Empire 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 Portraits by William Dobson

BBC Portraits by William Dobson

English Civil War, William Dobson, Portraiture, British Art, Painting view
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
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 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
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 Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, 1651

Full text of Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, 1651

English Civil War, Charles I, Charles II, Glorious Revolution, Hobbes, Locke view
Link The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England.Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, 1609-1674

English Civil War, Edward Hyde, Clarendon view
Link The Leveller Petition September 1648

The original petition of the radical Levellers during the English Civil War on 11 September 1648. It illustrates their social and political...

English Civil War, Seventeeth-century, British politics, History view
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