How close was England to Absolutism 1660-88?

Early Modern British History

by Professor John Miller. Produced by Simon Brown, 12th August 2015

Interfering with Parliament

In this podcast Professor John Miller of Queen Mary University of London looks at English Absolutism 1660-88.

1. Introduction. Absolutism vs. English Liberty.
2. Taxation through Parliament.
3. Due process of law.
4. The integrity of Parliament. James II interference.
5. The Standing Army.
6. Conclusion.
7. The emergence of genuine party politics.


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