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The Pensioner of Spain, 1656–1660

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the state of Spain during the late 1650s, which can be described as being in a state of penury, due to the number of wars the country has waged with other European countries. ... More


Towards a New Way of Ruling, 1681–1685

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the arrival of a new government after an announcement made by King Charles II. The discussion centres mostly on the features of the king's new government and the new set of ... More


A King in Search of Quarters, 1651–1656

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the events that followed after King Charles II left Scotland after staying in the country as a resident King of Scots. The chapter provides a description of the status of other ... More


The Ministry of Arlington, 1668–1672

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the ministry of Arlington, who was one of five men widely believed to be running the government. Despite the position of power held by Arlington, it was still King Charles II ... More


Charles’s Second Dutch War, 1672–1674

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses and weaves together the development of diplomatic, military, and political policy. Part of the discussion in this chapter also contests one or two recent beliefs about the ... More


The Quest for Men and Measures, 1679–1681

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the political consequences that occurred after King Charles II fell ill sometime during the last few years of the 1670s. One of the events that happened during this time was ... More


A King in Search of a Realm, 1649–1650

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the problems Prince Charles — then King Charles II — encountered shortly after inheriting the throne of England from his father, King Charles I. One of the problems that is ... More


The Year of Restoration, 1660–1661

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses not only the state of King Charles II residence at Whitehall, but also the number of changes made to his roster of advisers, parliament members, and other important ... More


The End of King Louis’s War, 1674–1678

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses and described the next four years of King Charles II's reign. The discussion presented in this chapter adds three new contributions to the previous accounts made by past ... More


Introduction

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the ‘horrid Popish Plot’, which was an alleged Catholic conspiracy to assassinate King Charles II. This was done to effect an armed foreign invasion and a domestic ... More


Conclusion: Monarch in a Masquerade

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter gives a personal portrait of the man that was King Charles II. The description made in this chapter states that King Charles II became a legendary figure by his ability to endear himself ... More


The British Wars 1650–1651: Scotland and England

Malcolm Waniclyn

in The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the British wars of 1650–1651 between Scotland and England. The succession of messages Cromwell received begging him to return to England was an indication of worsening ... More


Introduction: The Makings of a War

David La Vere

in The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610900
eISBN:
9781469612577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610900.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book begins with a discussion of the eight English lords who sought a steady flow of American wealth into their pockets when King Charles II granted the colony to the Lords Proprietors back in ... More


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