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This is an auction for THE KING'S PEACE (1637-41) by C V Wedgwood.

"Day by day, almost hour by hour, C V Wedgwood describes the four uneasy years that were to explode into civil war - a devastation that cost King Charles his life and won the rebels their revolution. Conveying the bewildering momentum of events as the King's peace is overtaken by suspicion, disorder and the sword, she writes history, said The Times, 'in the only way that matters, as a living re-creation of the past'."

"A superb book, beautifully written. I have no doubt at all that she makes the onset of the Civil War more intelligible than any historian before her."
- A L Rowse

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"Dame (Cicely) Veronica Wedgwood OM DBE (1910–1997) was an English historian who generally published under the name C. V. Wedgwood. Wedgwood was born Stocksfield, Northumberland. She specialized in European history of the 16th and 17th centuries, including her still-authoritative study The Thirty Years' War (1938) and biographies of Oliver Cromwell, William the Silent, and Cardinal Richelieu, as well as the authoritative Caroline trilogy,The Great Rebellion, which included The King’s Peace (1955), The King’s War (1958), and The Trial of Charles I (1964)..."

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Hardback 1997.

510 pages.

Near new condition.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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