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History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 21), The by MACAULAY, Thomas Babington

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This is volume 4 chapter 21 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resume of the history of England up until the Stuart kings and then starts to delve into a little more detail. Macaulay is primarily fascinated by ending of any claim to divine right of kings and the growing role of Parliament in the governing of the country. He sees the accession of William and Mary (Dutch, Protestant royalty) to the British throne as a key moment in the history of the British Isles. This is a book delightful for the literary gifts of the author and intriguing for his view of 19th century English and world politics.(Jim Mowatt)

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14 - Chapter XXI, Part 14

27 MIN2018 NOV 14
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14 - Chapter XXI, Part 14

13 - Chapter XXI, Part 13

36 MIN2018 NOV 14
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12 - Chapter XXI, Part 12

32 MIN2018 NOV 14
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12 - Chapter XXI, Part 12

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