History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 01)

History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 01)

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This is chapter 1 of volume 1 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay in the 19th century. It starts
with a brief resume of the history of England up until the Stuart kings and then starts to delve into a little
more detail. Macaulay is primarily fascinated by ending of any claim to divine right of kings and the growing
role of Parliament in the governing of the country. He sees the accession of William and Mary (Dutch,
Protestant royalty) to the British throne as a key moment in the history of the British Isles. This is a bo...
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Chapters
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    Chapter I, Part 1
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  2. 02
    Chapter I, Part 2
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  3. 03
    Chapter I, Part 3
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