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The history of England from the accession of James II.

Volume I

by Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Published by E. H. Butler & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA435 .M14 1856c
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23400916M
    LC Control Number02024297

      I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. I shall recount the errors which, in a few months, alienated a loyal gentry and priesthood from the House of Stuart. I shall trace the course of that revolution which terminated the long struggle between our sovereigns and their parliaments, and. The History of England, from the Accession of James II, by Thomas Babington Macaulay. attained great note in literature, were of the company. Rapin, whose history of England might have been found, a century ago, in every library, was the preceptor of the ambassador’s eldest son, Lord Woodstock. Prior was Secretary of Legation.

    The History of England (–61) is David Hume's great work on the history of England, which he wrote in instalments while he was librarian to the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh. It was published in six volumes in , , , and The first publication of his History was greeted with outrage by all political factions, but it became a best-seller, finally giving him the.   History of England (Audio Book), from the Accession of James II -- (Volume 4, Chapter 21) by Thomas Babington Macaulay () This is .

    The Paperback of the The History of England from the Accession of James II, Vol. V (in Five Volumes): With a Memoir of Lord Macaulay and a Sketch of Lord Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Get this from a library! The history of England, from the accession of James II.. [Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; George Otto Trevelyan].


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The history of England from the accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thomas Babington Macaulay () was one of the foremost historians of the Whig tradition. This hugely influential five-volume work, published between and to great popular acclaim (although it was not without its critics), traces the development of constitutional monarchy between and /5(27).

Called a history of England, it begins with the Anglo-Saxons and proceeds to the Civil War, but it is primarily ( pages out of ) devoted to the reign of the most inadequate Stuart of them all (James II), the Glorious Revolution that toppled him and the constitutional monarchy that replaced his attempt at Catholic Continental despotism and secured our liberties under the law/5(18).

The brilliance and wit of Lord Macaulay have rarely been rivaled in the English Canon. His History of England from the Accession of James II is essential to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of English history.

His prose, never pretentious, is lively and completely engaging/5(13). This is perhaps the best book I have ever read. It is the story of William of Oranage and James II. The descriptions of James's clash with the Bishops is purely Shakesperian, the description of La Hogue is fantastic.

The history and historiography is well-analysed elsewhere, but surprise for me was the sheer power and joy of the narrative.

THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II, VOLUME 4 (of 5) (Chapters XVIII-XXII) by Thomas Babington Macaulay. Philadelphia Porter & Coates. The History of England, from the Accession of James II. Complete Contents of the Five Volumes Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Great Britain -- History -- James II, Subject: Great Britain -- History -- William and Mary, Subject.

The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 1 Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Great Britain -- History -- James II, Subject: Great Britain -- History -- William and Mary, Category: Text: EBook-No.

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out of 5 stars 18 ratings. See all 24 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(5). During the s he began work on his most famous work, The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, publishing the first two volumes in At first, he had planned to bring his history down to the reign of George III.4/5.

The Paperback of the The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be : The History of England From the Accession of James II Author MACAULAY, Thomas Babington Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Harper & Brothers Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords History Note May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - Volume 1 > Editions by Thomas Babington Macaulay First published June 26th Sort by title original date published date published avg rating num ratings format. The History of England from the Accession of James II, Vol. 1 book.

Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. London- Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, Book. Hardcover. First edition. A five volume set of Macaulay's History of England. The second edition of volumes I-II. First edition of volumes III-V. Collated: Complete.

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The position created by the accession of James II, was decidedly paradoxical. England, Ireland, and Scotland were officially Protestant States, in which Roman Catholics were not only barred by the law from holding any public office, whether in the service of the State or of the municipality, but were further penalised for participating in their own religious rites, and for abstaining from.

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - Volume 4 book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was conv /5.

The history of England, from the accession of James II. [Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; Douglas Jerrold] -- It covers the year period from toencompassing the reign of James II, the Glorious Revolution, the coregency of William and Mary, and up to William III's death.

James II and VII (14 October O.S. – 16 September ) was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of He was the last Catholic monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland; his reign is now remembered primarily for struggles over religious : Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland.

The History of England (Audio Book) from the Accession of James II, volume 1, Chapter 2 by Thomas Babington Macaulay () This is the second chapter of Thomas Babington Macaulay's History of.

The History of England from the Accession of James the Second The History of England from the Accession of James the Second () is the full. The history of England, during the seventeenth century, is the history of the transformation of a limited monarchy, constituted after the fashion of the middle ages, into a limited monarchy suited to that more advanced state of society in which the public charges can no longer be borne by the estates of the crown, and in which the public defence can no longer be entrusted to a .