02.13 - ‘The Root of All Our Calamities’




Pax Britannica: A History of the British Empire show

Summary: After the disaster of the Second Bishops' War, the English Parliament gathers once again. Prisoners are released, and new ones take their place - Archbishop William Laud, and Thomas Wentworth, the Earl of Strafford. Listen to Pontifacts: https://pod.link/1387540364 Listen to the Explorer's Podcast: https://pod.link/1161063301 Check out the podcast website: https://www.paxbritannica.info Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PodBritannica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BritannicaPax Patreon: https://Patreon.com/PaxBritannica Donate: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=8E2QUGEYZPBHL For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful: Russell, C The Causes of the English Civil War Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660 Harris, T. Rebellion  Keynon, Ohlmeyer, The Civil Wars Smith, David, The Stuart Parliaments, 1603-1689 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices