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The English Civil War, part 2

The English Civil War, part 2 By Mark Wegierski All the aforementioned religious, dynastic, political, social, economic and ethnic tensions flared into armed conflict in the English Civil War. The term “English” is, however, misleading: although the primary focus of … Continue reading

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The English Civil War

┬áThe English Civil War by Mark Wegierski PART ONE The English Civil War of 1642-1648 and its aftermath, the so-called Glorious Revolution of 1688, constitutes one of the defining experiences of the cultural identity that can be termed Anglo-Americanism. The … Continue reading

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Thomas D’Urfey – earthy elitist for an extravagant era EDWARD DUTTON

Thomas D’Urfey – earthy elitist for an extravagant era EDWARD DUTTON rescues a larger-than-life character from undeserved obscurity In an extreme reaction against the Puritanism that preceded it, the English Restoration was characterized by all that the gentlemen of the … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES – A sad pavan for these distracted times STUART MILLSON

ENDNOTES A sad pavan for these distracted times STUART MILLSON remembers two overlooked English Civil War composers The period of the English Civil War was a time of profound anxiety for the country. The breakdown of authority and civil order … Continue reading

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