By Christopher Hibbert
Whilst Charles Stuart used to be a tender baby, it appeared not likely that he could continue to exist, not to mention develop into ruler of britain and Scotland. as soon as shy and retiring, an ungainly stutterer, he grew in stature and self belief below the assistance of the Duke of Buckingham; his marriage to Henrietta of Spain, initially deliberate to finish the clash among the 2 international locations, turned, after rocky beginnings, a real love fit. Charles I is better remembered for having began the English Civil conflict in 1642 which ended in his execution for treason, the tip of the monarchy, and the institution of a commonwealth until eventually monarchy used to be restored in 1660. Hibbert's masterful biography re-creates the realm of Charles I, his courtroom, creative patronage, and relations lifestyles, whereas tracing the process occasions that resulted in his execution for treason in 1649.
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Charles I: A Life of Religion, War and Treason by Christopher Hibbert