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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volume 2 [eventually entitled "The New World"]: main pre-war revise., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/422A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs (some marked printer's copy) for: chapter lists; book 4, "The Rise of Britain" [eventually entitled "Renaissance and Reformation"] featuring chapters entitled "The Dictatorship of Henry VII", "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", "The Break with Rome", "Dissolution", "The English Reformation and its Martyrs", "The Catholic Counterblast", "Good Queen Bess", and "The Invincible Armada"; book 5, "Liberty and Sovereignty" [eventually entitled "The Civil War"] featuring chapters entitled "The United Crowns", "The Age of Expansion", "Charles I and Buckingham", "The Personal Rule", "The End of 'Thorough'", "The Great Rebellion", "Marston Moor and Naseby", "Eikon Basilike", "The Commonwealth", and "The Lord Protector"; book 6, "Restoration and Revolution" [eventually entitled "The Restoration"] featuring chapters entitled "Lambert and Monk", "The Merry Monarch", "The Popish Plot", and "The Great and Glorious Revolution".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [William Deakin], "A L C B" [Alan Bullock], [WSC], and ?[Kathleen Hill].


  • Creation: [1938] - [1945]

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2 file(s) (2 files (234 loose folios))

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