Industrious Mind : The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

By: McGee, JMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (534 p.)ISBN: 9780804794282Subject(s): Antiquarians -- England -- Biography | D''Ewes, Simonds, -- Sir, -- 1602-1650 | Great Britain -- History -- Early Stuarts, 1603-1649 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1642-1649 | Great Britain. -- Parliament -- Biography | Puritans -- England -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Industrious Mind : The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'EwesDDC classification: 941.06/2092 LOC classification: DA390Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: This is the first biography of Sir Simonds D'Ewes, a member of England's Long Parliament, Puritan, historian and antiquarian who lived from 1602-1650. D'Ewes took the Puritan side against the supporters of King Charles I in the English Civil War, and his extensive journal of the Long Parliament, together with his autobiography and correspondence, offer a uniquely comprehensive view of the life of a seventeenth-century English gentleman, his opinions, thoughts and prejudices during this tumultuous time.D'Ewes left the most extensive archive of personal papers of any individual in early modern E
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This is the first biography of Sir Simonds D'Ewes, a member of England's Long Parliament, Puritan, historian and antiquarian who lived from 1602-1650. D'Ewes took the Puritan side against the supporters of King Charles I in the English Civil War, and his extensive journal of the Long Parliament, together with his autobiography and correspondence, offer a uniquely comprehensive view of the life of a seventeenth-century English gentleman, his opinions, thoughts and prejudices during this tumultuous time.D'Ewes left the most extensive archive of personal papers of any individual in early modern E

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J. Sears McGee is Professor of History at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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