The Early Stuarts, 1603-1660

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The puritans close the theatres398
Poetry399
Realism and classicism prevail399
Satirists and epigrammatists400
Poetry of the countryside and the court401
John Donne402
John Milton403
Early poetry403
His pamphlets404
Paradise Lost405
Prose406
Importance of the period to the English language406
The Authorized Version of the Bible407
Historiography408
Clarendon408
Fuller409
Biographies409
Scientific writings410
Writings on political science411
Thomas Hobbes411
The divine right of kings412
Newsbooks412
Light reading and fiction413
Ballads415
BIBLIOGRAPHY417
LISTS OF THE HOLDERS OF CERTAIN OFFICES444
INDEX447

LIST OF MAPS
At end
1. England and Wales
2. Scotland
3. Ireland
4. North Sea and English Channel
5. Western Europe
6. India and the East Indies
7. West Indies
8. Colonial America

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