The papers of Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, 1593-1641 microform : from Sheffield City Libraries.

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Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641. The papers of Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, 1593-1641 microform : from Sheffield City Libraries.

The papers of Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, 1593-1641 microform : from Sheffield City Libraries.

"Consist[s] of some 2,800 original letters, mainly addressed to Strafford himself, and a number of letter books in which copies were kept of his own correspondence, along with 16 volumes of manuscript materials"--Introd.

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Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, earl of, 1593-1641

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The complex political career of Thomas Wentworth Strafford began in Parliament, where he opposed war with Spain. After losing influence, he realigned himself in support of King Charles I, and was made baron and viscount and ultimately Lord Deputy of Ireland. His success in Ireland was marred by ruthless methods, contributing to his lack of popularity among his peers. Recalled by Charles as an advisor in the war with Scotland, Strafford was accused of treason and beheaded on 12 May 1641, with Cha...

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