A SHORT CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE POLITICAL LIFE OF OLIVER CROMWELL LORD PROTECTOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND Comprised under the following heads: His descent, alliances, and first advances to popularity; with a view of the motives to the civil war, and the sentiments of Mr. Locke and a British Parliament concerning resistance. His military exploits, and wonderful forces in the civil wars, during the life of King Charles I.His military actions after that king's death, during his government in Ireland. His war against the Scots under King Charles II, till he totally routed them at Worcester.
A view of his conduct towards King Charles I with a vindication of him in many particulars. His management towards the Parliament, the army, and the parties he had to deal with, till he assumed the sovereignty. A view of his civil government, from his disolving the long Parliament to his death.His behavior towards foreign princes and states; his zeal for the honour of England, the Protestant religion, and the liberties of mankind. A summary of his character, and of that of King Charles I with a parallel between them in such points as will admit of it by a gentleman of the Middle-Temple John Banks 1760. Published in London in 1760 this is the fourth edition of this biography of Oliver Cromwell, bound in an old full leather binding, internally illustrated with an engraved frontispiece, preface and contents followed by the main work running to 330 pages, plus rear index and publishers 3 page catalogue, 7 inches tall approx. CONDITION the leather binding has general rubbing wear with surface marks and scrapes, upper joint cracked though board holding, with mild evidence of a glue repair, old ownership names to front endpapers and title page, front endpapers browned at edges, rear endpapers heavily browned, a few minor marks and light browning else main body of contents in good general condition Member of the P. The item "1760 Life of OLIVER CROMWELL The English Civil War Battles History King Charles" is in sale since Monday, July 22, 2019.
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