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Author Spurr, John.

Title Anthony Ashley Cooper, First Earl of Shaftesbury 1621-1683
Published London : Taylor & Francis, 2016
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Summary Anthony Ashley Cooper, First Earl of Shaftesbury, was a giant on the English political scene of the later seventeenth century. Despite taking up arms against the king in the Civil War, and his active participation in the republican governments of the 1650s, Shaftesbury managed to retain a leading role in public affairs following the Restoration of Charles II, being raised to the peerage and holding several major offices. Following his dismissal from government in 1673 he then became de facto leader of the opposition faction and champion of the Protestant cause, before finally fleeing the count
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ISBN 1317180526