History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 04)

History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 04)

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This chapter is a bit of a mixture. It begins with the death of Charles II and then goes on to James II. Judge
Jeffries then makes an appearance in a riot of slapstick absurdity when viewed from so far away. Although, at
the time of the ‘Bloody Assizes’ he will have been much feared and hated by many.There are more to-and
fro-ings in the Houses of Parliament. The Scots Covenanters make an appearance and dangerfield and Oates
get their come-uppance. Macaulay paints the mid to late 17th century in a mad effervescence of colour...
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Chapters
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    Chapter IV, Part 1
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  2. 02
    Chapter IV, Part 2
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  3. 03
    Chapter IV, Part 3
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