TABLE OF CONTENTS
|LIST OF MAPSxvi|
|NOTE ON DATESxvii|
|LIST OF ABBREVIATIONSxix|
|I. POLITICAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY,
|James I and Robert Cecil1|
|The first parliament, 1604- 113|
|Purveyance and wardship4|
|Apology of commons, 16046|
|The religious question7|
|Attempted union with Scotland, 1606-78|
|Failure of the Great Contract, 161014|
|Why James disagreed with parliament15|
|Murder of Overbury, 161319|
|Fall of Sir Edward Coke, 161620|
|Rise of Buckingham22|
|Meeting of parliament in 162124|
|Attack on monopolies24|
|Impeachment of Bacon26|
|Last Parliament, 1624-528|
|Importance of James's reign29|
|Growth of committees in privy council31|
|Theory of divine right of kings31|
|Character and accession (27 March 1625) of Charles I33|
|Early parliaments, 1625, 162634|
|War with France, 162738|
|Resistance to forced loans38|
|Third parliament, 1628-939|
|Petition of Right40|
|Importance of Petition42|
|Buckingham's assassination, 162843|
|King and parliament quarrel about religion44|
|Significance of dissolution of 162945|
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Book title: The Early Stuarts, 1603-1660.
Contributors: Godfrey Davies - Author.
Publisher: Clarendon Press.
Place of publication: Oxford.
Publication year: 1959.
Page number: vii.
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