Sir Robert Heath, 1575-1649

Sir Robert Heath, 1575-1649

Window on an Age

Paul E. Kopperman

Hardback
$90.00

Royal Historical Society

Overview

Overview

Adds a good deal to our knowledge and understanding of a significant political figure... useful and welcome. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW Illustrates the workings of early Stuart government and politics, and the structure of English society as it moved towards civil war.
Sir Robert Heath's career in public office illustrates the workings of early Stuart government and politics, while his private life throws light on the structure of English society as it moved towards civil war.
This biography is particularly welcome, and Kopperman makes excellent use of a wide range of primary sources... Heath deserves to be remembered, not least because he embodied attitudes and assumptions which were in many respects characteristic of the ancien régime in England. Kopperman's biography is a worthy memorial. HISTORYThe book adds a good deal to our knowledge and understanding of a significant political figure... a useful and welcome book. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

Details

July 1989
1 black and white illustrations
345 pages
21.6x13.8 cm
Royal Historical Society Studies in History
ISBN: 9780861932139
Format: Hardback
Royal Historical Society
BIC HBLL
BISAC HIS037030
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Reviews

`This biography is therefore particularly welcome, and Kopperman makes excellent use of a wide range of primary sources...Heath deserves to be remembered, not least because he embodied attitudes and assumptions which were in many respects characteristic of the ancien régime in England. Kopperman's biography is a worthy memorial.' HISTORY 245, 10/90`The book adds a good deal to our knowledge and understanding of a significant political figure...a useful and welcome book.' HISTORICAL Jul 34,1 (1991)

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