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Author Bellany, Alastair James, 1968- author

Title The murder of King James I / Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
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Contents The authorized version, 1625 -- Making the secret history, 1625-26 -- Impeaching Buckingham, 1626 -- The poisonous favourite, 1626-28 -- Strange apparitions, 1629-49 -- Speaking reproachfully of the dead, 1649-63
Summary A year after the death of James I in 1625, a sensational pamphlet accused the Duke of Buckingham of murdering the king. It was an allegation that would haunt English politics for nearly forty years. In this book, two leading scholars of the era, Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell, uncover the untold story of how a secret history of courtly poisoning shaped and reflected the political conflicts that would eventually plunge the British Isles into civil war and revolution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject James I, King of England, 1566-1625 -- Death and burial.
Form Electronic book
Author Cogswell, Thomas, 1952- author
ISBN 030021782X (electronic bk.)
9780300217827 (electronic bk.)
(cl ;) (alk. paper)
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