Correus wrote:Found all three volumes of 'The Great Rebellion' by C. V. Wedgewood (The King's Peace, 1637–1641; The King's War, 1641–1647 and A Coffin for King Charles: the Trial and Execution of Charles I) in a junk shop ay such a cheap price it would have been a crime NOT to buy them.
Anyone know if these books are any good?
BigMike wrote:Read with caution though! I read her TYW book and it's very much a book of it's time, I found she put a lot of her own gloss and commentary into the text so it wasn't the most objective history book i've ever read!
Invisible officer wrote:I would not say that she was not objective, every verdict was based on hard facts. The idea of impartiality is a noble one , but a myth. No historian is able to do it 100%.
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