The King, the Parliament, and the Localities during the English Civil War

  title={The King, the Parliament, and the Localities during the English Civil War},
  author={Ann Hughes},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  pages={236 - 263}
  • A. Hughes
  • Published 1 April 1985
  • History
  • Journal of British Studies
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