The History of the English Revolution

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Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1844 - Great Britain - 340 pages
This book traces the origins and history of England which resulted in the English Revolution of 1688. The book opens with the reigns of the the five Tudors and the impact their reigns had on igniting the sparks that would lead to revolution less than a century after the end of the dynasty.

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