The History of Charles the First

Jacob Abbott

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The History of Charles the First is a book by Jacob Abbott, published in 1901. Aimed at younger readers, the book gives a detailed account of the life of the seventeenth-century King of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Chapters include: His Childhood and His Youth; The Expedition Into Spain; Accession to the Throne; Buckingham; The King and His Prerogative; Archbishop Laud; The Earl of Strafford; Downfall of Strafford and Laud; Civil War; The Captivity; and, Trial and Death.

This book has 51,319 words, 78 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1901.

Production notes: This ebook of The History of Charles the First was published by Global Grey in 2020, and updated on the 8th September 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'Portrait of King Charles I in his robes of state' by Anthony van Dyck.

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