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

@article{Hughes1985TheKT,
  title={The King, the Parliament, and the Localities during the English Civil War},
  author={Ann Hughes},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  year={1985},
  volume={24},
  pages={236-263}
}
  • A. Hughes
  • Published 1985
  • Sociology
  • Journal of British Studies
Debate over the nature of central-local relationships has played an important part in recent discussion of the origins and course of the English Civil War. It is an oversimplification, but not a caricature, to say that two distinct sets of views are current. The first, and in many ways the most consistent and coherent, arguments are those found in the work of the local historians who have developed the idea of the county community as the most important focus for the activities of the provincial… Expand
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