An Unwanted Civil War?

The Golden Age Restor'd: The Culture of the Stuart Court, 1603-42

by Graham Parry

The Outbreak of the English Civil War

by Anthony Fletcher
At a time when historical works are losing wide readership, the English Civil War has remained immensely popular. Other great historical episodes, other famous battles, no less landmarks of the English historical past, have failed to arouse the same interest or emotion. On both sides of the Atlantic, seventeenth-century English …