In this new highly readable history of the glorious revolution of 1688 when james ii was supplanted on the english throne by william prince of orange and his english wife mary edward vallance challenges the view that it was a bloodless coup in the name of progress arguing instead that the revolution was a brutal protestant struggle to obtain power. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the glorious revolution 1688 britains fight for liberty at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. This proved to be a pretty educational introduction to the subject of the glorious evolution though it did have some drawbacks 1 the chronology was at times a little jumbled and confused 2 it demands for a better understanding of parliament of england than what i have and 3 there were some subjects that werent fully explained why they were a part of the book ie the coffee houses. Englands glorious revolution when the ruling quasi catholic stuart dynasty was usurped by the robustly protestant william of orange has traditionally been regarded as the most boring revolution ever it was quick it was bloodless it was polite all very english in other words. The glorious revolution 1688 britains fight for liberty edward vallance author pegasus 2795 372p isbn 978 1 933648 24 8 englands glorious revolution when the ruling
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