The History of the Great Rebellion

The History of the Great Rebellion is a Folio Society hardback in a slipcase; book in very good condition, with dark blue sprayed top edges, slipcase in good condition. Some faint marks on the back of the book. Some marks and slight scuffing on the slipcase.


Earl of Clarendon, Edward Hyde


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The History of the Great Rebellion Synopsis

The History of the Rebellion is an account of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. Originally published between 1702 and 1704 as The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, it was the first detailed account from a key player in the events it covered.

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About Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (18 February 1609 – 9 December 1674), was an English statesman, lawyer, diplomat and historian who served as chief advisor to Charles I during the First English Civil War, and Lord Chancellor to Charles II from 1660 to 1667.

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Earl of Clarendon, Edward Hyde


Folio Society




First thus


Hardback in slipcase