Commonplace book : materials concerning Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford : manuscript, [after 1640]

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Denham, John, Sir, 1615-1669. Commonplace book : materials concerning Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford : manuscript, [after 1640]

Commonplace book : materials concerning Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford : manuscript, [after 1640]

Material relating to the death of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, who was beheaded on 12 May 1641.

1 v. [66 p.] ; 13 cm.

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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...

Denham, John, Sir, 1615-1669

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