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army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution

John Childs

army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution

by John Childs

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James -- II, -- King of England.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- James II, 1685-1688.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Revolution of 1688.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohnChilds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21258162M
    ISBN 100312049498

    The Whigs worked to depose James, and in late they succeeded, an event they celebrated as the Glorious Revolution while James fled to the court of Louis XIV in France. William III (William of Orange) and his wife Mary II ascended the throne in The Glorious Revolution spilled over into the colonies. Start studying Glorious Revolution: Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    James fled to France, thereby abdicating the throne to William and Mary, James' Protestant daughter in what would come to be called the Glorious Revolution. Therefore, as Sandford, the main author of The History of The Coronation, was preparing the book for publication, James was rapidly falling from favor. By the time the book was published.   In fact, these fears culminated during the rule of Oliver Cromwell and King James II and ultimately led to the Glorious Revolution and subsequent passage of the English Bill of Rights, which sought to guarantee that “raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of Parliament, is against law.”Author: Griffin Bovée.

    During the brief rule of King James II, many in England feared the imposition of a Catholic absolute monarchy by the man who modeled his rule on that of his French Catholic cousin, Louis XIV. Opposition to James II, spearheaded by the English Whig party, overthrew the . The Glorious Revolution was an event in the history of England and Scotland in The people of England and Scotland did not like the Catholic King James II because he would not let them vote or practice the religion of their choice. They invited the Protestant William III of Orange-Nassau to take over as king. William was King James II's nephew and Mary's first cousin.


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Army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution by John Childs Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book gives excellent descriptions of the Anglo-Dutch brigade and the condition and changes of the Irish army during James' reign. The Anglo-Dutch brigade was a body of English and Scottish soldiers, who served the army of the United Provinces, but remained British subjects - therefore obliged to return to England at the command of the James 3/5.

The Army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6). The Army, James Ii, and the Glorious Revolution by John Charles Roger Childs (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. /5(4). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Childs, John, Army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution. Manchester: Manchester University.

The Glorious Revolution, or Revolution of (Irish: An Réabhlóid Ghlórmhar, Scottish Gaelic: Rèabhlaid Ghlòrmhor or Welsh: Chwyldro Gogoneddus), was the deposition and replacement of James II and VII as ruler of England, Scotland and Ireland by his daughter Mary II and his Dutch nephew and Mary's husband, William III of Orange, which took place between November and May Also known as: Revolution ofWar of the English Succession, Bloodless Revolution.

James II and VII (14 October O.S. – 16 September ) was King of England and Ireland as James James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of He was the last Catholic monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland; his reign is now remembered primarily for struggles over religious : Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Get this from a library. The army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution. [John Childs]. Glorious Revolution, events of –89 that resulted in the deposition of English King James II and the accession of his daughter Mary II and her husband, William III, prince of Orange and stadholder of the Netherlands.

Both Whig and Tory politicians invited William to bring an army to England to redress the nation’s grievances.

The author advises us that he has deliberately stayed away from commenting on the political situation of this period and does not go into the background of the glorious revolution, anyone interested in this aspect should look towards John Childs seminal work on “The Army, James II and the Glorious Revolution” published by Manchester.

Encyclopedia Glorious Revolution. Glorious Revolution, in English history, the events of –89 that resulted in the deposition of James II and the accession of William III and Mary II to the English throne. It is also called the Bloodless Revolution.

The restoration of Charles II in was met with misgivings by many Englishmen who suspected the Stuarts of Roman Catholic and absolutist. Books shelved as glorious-revolution: William and Mary by Henri A. van der Zee, The Glorious Revolution: Britain's Fight for Liberty by Edward Vall.

8 John Childs, The army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution (Manchester, ), pp. 1, 4. 9 One might note here The thoughts of a private person (London, ), a defence of the earl of Danby's uprising against James II in the north of England in November and Decemberwhich Wing attributes to Danby by: 3.

What does the next book, JR Jones’s The Revolution of in England, bring to the table?This was published inyou mentioned. Jones made two really significant contributions. The first was to point out that a number of former Whigs, people who had been active in trying to remove James II from the throne, were willing to work with James once he promoted his Declaration of Indulgence.

The army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution. Manchester: Manchester University Press. MLA Citation. Childs, John. The army, James II, and the Glorious Revolution / John Childs Manchester University Press Manchester Australian/Harvard Citation. Childs, John. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Army, James II and the Glorious Revolution by John Childs (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at.

Glorious Revolution, in English history, the events of –89 that resulted in the deposition of James II and the accession of William III and Mary II to the English throne. It is also called the Bloodless Revolution.

The restoration of Charles II in was met with misgivings by many Englishmen who suspected the Stuarts of Roman Catholic and absolutist leanings. Fear of Catholic tyranny.

The Glorious Revolution of replaced the reigning king, James II, with the joint monarchy of his protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William of. The (long) wait was well worth it. With The Army of James IIthat has as sub-title The Birth of the British Army, mr Stephen Ede-Borrett delivered a fine monograph and very useful contribution to the available literature on the armed forces of the later Stuart : Wienand Drenth.

the reign of James II ; one examines the Glorious Revolution (and, more precisely, how it was justified by whig intellectuals) ; the other three, in varying ways, explore the impli cations and aftermath ofone from the point of view of government, the other two from.

In /89 King James II was pushed off the throne by William of Orange and his wife Mary. As a result of this ‘Glorious Revolution’ the powers of our monarchs were restricted and Parliament was given a much greater say in the way that we are governed.

Accounts from Tim Harris and Edward Vallance of the Glorious Revolution leave James II's character disappointingly obscure, says John Mullan John Mullan Sat .Buy Army, James II and the Glorious Revolution First by Childs, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).Glorious revolution ; the parliament deposed King James II, a Roman Catholic who had asserted royal rights over the rights of Parliament. Parliament gave the crown to the Protestant King William III, a Dutch prince, and his British wife, Queen Mary II (daughter of James II) as joint rulers.