Wentworth Papers, 1597-1628


    Modern History

    Wentworth Papers, 1597-1628

    Fourth Series. Volume 12

    JP Cooper

    Royal Historical Society 1973

    Hardback 338pp

    9780901050205   Product Code: 72578

    These selections are from the correspondence and speeches of Sir William Wentworth (1562-1614) of Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire, and his son, Sir Thomas Wentworth (1593-1641), first earl of Strafford. They shed light on the parliamentary careers of both men, but particularly of Sir Thomas Wentworth's political life up to 1628 - the year of his release from imprisonment for refusing to pay the king's forced loan and his re-election to Parliament.

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