God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars

God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars


The series of civil wars that ripped England aside within the 17th century used to be probably the most devastating conflicts in its heritage. It destroyed households and cities, ravaged the inhabitants and led many, either supporters of Charles I and his competitors, to think that England’s humans have been being punished by way of a vengeful God. This masterly new historical past illuminates what it used to be wish to pass though a time of terrifying violence, non secular fervour and radical politics. Michael Braddick describes how pamphleteers, armies, iconoclasts, witch-hunters, Levellers, protestors and petitioners have been all mobilized within the chaos, as they fought over new how one can think their global.

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