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The Resource Quarrel with the king : the story of an English family on the high road to civil war, Adam Nicolson

Quarrel with the king : the story of an English family on the high road to civil war, Adam Nicolson

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Quarrel with the king : the story of an English family on the high road to civil war
Title
Quarrel with the king
Title remainder
the story of an English family on the high road to civil war
Statement of responsibility
Adam Nicolson
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces four generations of the Pembroke family from the 1520s to the 1640s, discussing how their loyalties were brought into question and the circumstances that eventually forced the mid-seventeenth-century's Earl of Pembroke to rebel against the monarchy
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Quarrel with the king : the story of an English family on the high road to civil war, Adam Nicolson
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Publication
Note
Version published in the UK under the title: The earls of paradise
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-292) and index
Contents
The long road to civil war, 1540-1650 -- The making of the Pembrokes, 1527-1546 -- A countrey of lands and mannours : the world the Pembrokes acquired -- The exercise of noble authority : the first Earl as power broker, 1549-1570 -- I'll be a park and thou shalt be my deer : the making of the Pembroke Arcadia, 1570-1586 -- Little earths kind of paradise : Mary Pembroke's Court at Wilton, 1586-1601 -- Two incomparable brethren : the careers of William, Earl of Pembroke, and Philip, Earl of Montgomery, 1601-1630 -- So mutable are worldly things : ancient communities and the threat of modernity -- Elizian fields and ayery paradises : the perfecting of Wilton, 1630-1640 -- A sad and miserable condition we are fallen into : the catastrophe of civil war, 1640-1650 -- Hear this, o ye that swallow up the needy : the destruction of downland society, 1650-1830
Control code
ocn310399185
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
ix, 306 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061154324
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)310399185
Label
Quarrel with the king : the story of an English family on the high road to civil war, Adam Nicolson
Publication
Note
Version published in the UK under the title: The earls of paradise
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-292) and index
Contents
The long road to civil war, 1540-1650 -- The making of the Pembrokes, 1527-1546 -- A countrey of lands and mannours : the world the Pembrokes acquired -- The exercise of noble authority : the first Earl as power broker, 1549-1570 -- I'll be a park and thou shalt be my deer : the making of the Pembroke Arcadia, 1570-1586 -- Little earths kind of paradise : Mary Pembroke's Court at Wilton, 1586-1601 -- Two incomparable brethren : the careers of William, Earl of Pembroke, and Philip, Earl of Montgomery, 1601-1630 -- So mutable are worldly things : ancient communities and the threat of modernity -- Elizian fields and ayery paradises : the perfecting of Wilton, 1630-1640 -- A sad and miserable condition we are fallen into : the catastrophe of civil war, 1640-1650 -- Hear this, o ye that swallow up the needy : the destruction of downland society, 1650-1830
Control code
ocn310399185
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
ix, 306 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061154324
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)310399185

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