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Title The political world of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, 1621-1641 / edited by J.F. Merritt.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  941.062092 POLI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 293 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes Papers from an international conference sponsored by the Strafford Papers Project held at the University of Sheffield in 1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The historical reputation of Thomas Wentworth / J. F. Merritt -- 1. Phaeton's chariot: The Parliament-men and the continental crisis in 1621 / Thomas Cogswell -- 2. Sir Thomas Wentworth and anti-Spanish sentiment, 1621-1624 / Conrad Russell -- 3. Wentworth's 'change of sides' in the 1620s / Richard Cust -- 4. The Church triumphant? The emergence of a spiritual Lord Treasurer, 1635-1636 / Brian Quintrell -- 5. Power and communication: Thomas Wentworth and government at a distance during the Personal Rule, 1629-1635 / J. F. Merritt -- 6. Thomas Wentworth and the political thought of the Personal Rule / Anthony Milton -- 7. The attempted Anglicisation of Ireland in the seventeenth century: An exemplar of 'British History' / Nicholas Canny -- 8. 'God bless your free Church of Ireland': Wentworth, Laud, Bramhall and the Irish Convocation of 1634 / John McCafferty -- 9. Strafford, the 'Londonderry Business' and the 'New British History' / Jane H. Ohlmeyer.
10. The public context of the trial and execution of Strafford / Terence Kilburn and Anthony Milton -- 11. Retrospective: Wentworth's political world in revisionist and post-revisionist perspective / Peter Lake.
Other author Merritt, J. F.
Strafford Papers Project (Sheffield, England)
Subject Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1691 -- Congresses.
Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Congresses.
Trials (Treason) -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 -- Biography -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649 -- Congresses.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 17th century -- Congresses.
ISBN 0521560411 (hardback)