Lord Strafford H D Traill

ISBN: 9781331313359

Published: September 27th 2015

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218 pages


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Lord Strafford  by  H D Traill

Lord Strafford by H D Traill
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 218 pages | ISBN: 9781331313359 | 4.19 Mb

Excerpt from Lord StraffordIn that momentous struggle between the rival principles of Parliamentary Government and Monarchical Rule which fills the annals of our country throughout the greater part of the seventeenth century, the latter of the twoMoreExcerpt from Lord StraffordIn that momentous struggle between the rival principles of Parliamentary Government and Monarchical Rule which fills the annals of our country throughout the greater part of the seventeenth century, the latter of the two contending theories is popularly and not unnaturally associated with the name and personality of Charles the First.

The purpose of the following pages is to delineate the character and to trace the career of a man who might be much more justly regarded as the historical representative of the Absolutist cause - of a man who dedicated to it an intellect incalculably keener and a will immeasurably stronger than the most fanatical of cavaliers has ever attributed to Charles, and who sealed his loyalty to it in a higher sense than did his unhappy master by a death upon the scaffold.

Of him it can be said, as it never could be said of the monarch who used and betrayed him, that if any man could have held firm the flood-gates of authority against the rising tide of democratic aspiration, it was he.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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