Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byRonald Hutton

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This is the first scholarly biography of the king who is remembered by the English with more popular affection than almost any other. Covering his entire life, it takes in his colourful years as a prince and as an exiled monarch during the Civil War and Interregnum, in addition to his latercareer as effective ruler of three kingdoms. A unique feature of Ronald Hutton's authoritative study is the attention given to Charles's reign over Scotland and Ireland, as well as England, giving us the first united history of the British Isles in this period. The work is based throughout on all the known surviving sources, some of which have never been used before. This lively and comprehensive biography fills an important gap in Stuart historiography, and will be indispensable to anyone interested in the period.

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This is the first scholarly biography of the king who is remembered by the English with more popular affection than almost any other. Covering his entire life, it takes in his colourful years as a prince and as an exiled monarch during the Civil War and Interregnum, in addition to his latercareer as effective ruler of three kingdoms. A...

Ronald Hutton is at University of Bristol.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:568 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.46 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198229119

ISBN - 13:9780198229117

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'the first scholarly biography of Charles II ... Any college or public library will want to buy this well-written study of an important and fascinating figure.'Library Journal