The Murder Of King James I

byAlastair Bellany, Thomas Cogswell

Hardcover | November 24, 2015

The Murder Of King James I by Alastair Bellany
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A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. In this exhaustively researched new book, two leading scholars of the era, Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell, uncover the untold story of how a secret history of courtly poisoning shaped and reflected the political conflicts that would eventually plunge the British Isles into civil war and revolution. Illuminating many hitherto obscure aspects of early modern political culture, this eagerly anticipated work is both a fascinating story of political intrigue and a major exploration of the forces that destroyed the Stuart monarchy.
Title:The Murder Of King James IFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:656 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:656 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 0.98 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300214960

ISBN - 13:9780300214963

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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