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King Lauderdale

The Corruption of Power

Raymond Campbell Paterson

The most significant Scottish politician of the late Stewart age and a man of great learning and ability, John Maitland (1616–1682), ‘King Lauderdale’, served on the Westminster Assembly and the Committee of Both Kingdoms and became Secretary of State for Scotland and a member of Charles II's 'Cabal'. Paterson’s study is both a balanced portrayal of Maitland and a lucid analysis of late 17th-century political life. Off-mint.
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  • Publisher: John Donald
  • Year: 2003
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 318pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 232x153mm
  • ISBN: 9780859765732
  • Condition: Acceptable
  • Weight: 0.6kg
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