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Duke of Monmouth : Life and Rebellion - by Laura Brennan (Hardcover)

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He was the illegitimate son of a king, a gallant and brave military hero, charming, handsome and well loved both within the court and with women; James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, had the life many would have envied in the seventeenth century.Monmouth lived in an age that was on the cusp of modernity. He lived through some of the biggest events and scandals of seventeenth century British history, including: the Restoration of his father, King Charles II; The Great Fire of London in 1666 and the last great plague to sweep through London killing thousands.James also experienced the political scandal of the Popish Plot; became embroiled in the foiled Rye House Plot, and was at the centre of the Exclusion Crisis, which was a major catalyst for the modern creation of our party political system.But what would turn the beloved darling of the Restoration court into a leading rebel?
Genre: Social Science, Biography + Autobiography, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: Laura Brennan
Language: English
Street Date: August 29, 2018
TCIN: 53798640
UPC: 9781473894341
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-5949
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