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The Parliament of 1624: Politics and Foreign Policy Robert E. Ruigh

The Parliament of 1624: Politics and Foreign Policy

Robert E. Ruigh

Published January 1st 1971
ISBN : 9780674652255
Hardcover
434 pages
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In 1624 James I invited Parliament to discuss issues of war and peace, setting a precedent which would make yet another inroad into the prerogatives of the crown. The Happy Parliament turned against the peace-loving King and supported war with Spain.MoreIn 1624 James I invited Parliament to discuss issues of war and peace, setting a precedent which would make yet another inroad into the prerogatives of the crown. The Happy Parliament turned against the peace-loving King and supported war with Spain. Robert Ruigh presents an absorbing narrative of the proceedings between Parliament and the crown and their far-reaching consequences.