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Edward Earl Of Clarendon; Bishop Warburton
The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Together With an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1849. Leather. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1849. Leather. Very Good. 9" by 6". None. A seven volume set of the work of Edward Earl of Clarendon 'The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Together with an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland&apos. Bound in a uniform leather binding. Edward Earl of Clarendon's contemporary History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England together with an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland for the first time carefully printed from the original MS. preserved in the Bodleian Library to which are subjoined the notes of Bishop Warburton. In seven volumes complete. Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609 - 1674) was an English historian and statesman, and grandfather of two English monarchs, Mary II and Queen Anne. During the Civil War, Hyde served in the King's council as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and was one of the more moderate figures in the royalist camp. By 1645 his moderation had alienated him from the King, and he was made guardian to the Prince of Wales, with whom he fled to Jersey in 1646. He spent his time in exile working on the History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, his classic account of the English Civil War. (The proceeds from this book's publication were instrumental in building the Clarendon Building at Oxford.) Hyde was not closely involved with Charles II's attempts to regain the throne in 1649 to 1651. Hyde rejoined the exiled king in the latter year, and soon became his chief advisor; Charles named him Lord Chancellor in … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]

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