Documenting Authority: Texts and Magistracy in Restoration Society *

@article{Rosenheim1993DocumentingAT,
  title={Documenting Authority: Texts and Magistracy in Restoration Society *},
  author={James M. Rosenheim},
  journal={Albion},
  year={1993},
  volume={25},
  pages={591-604}
}
Despite the initial welcome extended to him, Charles II returned to the English throne in 1660 accompanied by skepticism and even hostility from substantial numbers of his subjects. In the years immediately following the Restoration, the king, his government and the landed order, all uncertain of the extent of their power, strove together to define, reassert, and make it permanent. This was no easy task, in part because the messages of the Restoration were confusing. One was conciliatory… Expand
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