1660 Monarchy Asserted Oliver Cromwell English Civil War Parliament Charles II
1660 Monarchy Asserted Oliver Cromwell English Civil War Parliament Charles II. Nathaniel Fiennes was a 17. Century English politician and is credited with the authorship of Monarchy Asserted a pamphlet published in 1660 of the debate between the committee of the House of Commons and Oliver Cromwell. It was published as a piece of royalist propaganda intended to support the cause of restoration of Charles II. This small treatise, according to Donald Greene, made the point that even the Parliament of the 1650s came to realize that the traditional institution of English monarch was a salutary check on the despotism of Cromwell.
Monarchy asserted, to be the Best, most Ancient and Legall Form of Government, in a conference had at Whitehall, with Oliver late Lord Protector & a Committee of Parliament. London : John Redmayne for Philip Chetwind, 1660. Collation complete with all pages: , 112. References: Halkett and Lang, IV, 107; Wing W 1988; Abbott, Bib. Cromwell , 1060; Greene, Samuel Johnson.
Halkett attributes authorship to Fiennes. Binding: Leather; tight & secure.
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- Language: English
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Binding: Hardcover
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition
- Subject: History
- Topic: Military
- Year Printed: 1660