Published June 2001
by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||552|
The brilliance and wit of Lord Macaulay have rarely been rivaled in the English Canon. His History of England from the Accession of James II is essential to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of English history. His prose, never pretentious, is lively and completely engaging/5(13). Called a history of England, it begins with the Anglo-Saxons and proceeds to the Civil War, but it is primarily ( pages out of ) devoted to the reign of the most inadequate Stuart of them all (James II), the Glorious Revolution that toppled him and the constitutional monarchy that replaced his attempt at Catholic Continental despotism and secured our liberties under the law/5(17). : The History of England, from the Accession of James II - Volume 3 eBook: Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington: Kindle Store5/5(5). June 28th finished History of England from the ascension of James II vol. II by Thomas Macaulay. This is the second book in a five volume series. This volume begins with James II being given the throne by the tories, and ends with his ignominious flight to France, leaving the throne vacant/5.
The History of England, from the Accession of James II. book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The History of England, fro 4/5. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second is the full title of the multi-volume work by Lord Macaulay more generally known as "The History of England". The Project Gutenberg EBook of The History of England from the Accession of James II., by Thomas Babington Macaulay This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. The position created by the accession of James II, was decidedly paradoxical. England, Ireland, and Scotland were officially Protestant States, in which Roman Catholics were not only barred by the law from holding any public office, whether in the service of the State or of the municipality, but were further penalised for participating in their own religious rites, and for abstaining from.
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, Title. The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 1. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second () is the full title of the five-volume work by Lord Macaulay (–) more generally known as The History of England. It covers the year period from to , encompassing the reign of James II, the Glorious Revolution, the coregency of William III and Mary II, and up to William III 's death. The History of England, from the Accession of James II - Volume 1By Macaulay History Of England From The First Invasion Of The Romans To The Accession Of William One of the greatest figures of his age, Thomas Babington Macaulay () was widely admired One of the greatest figures of his age, Pages: This is perhaps the best book I have ever read. It is the story of William of Oranage and James II. The descriptions of James's clash with the Bishops is purely Shakesperian, the description of La Hogue is fantastic. The history and historiography is well-analysed elsewhere, but surprise for me was the sheer power and joy of the narrative.