By Jonathan Scott
Seventeenth-century English heritage is understood most sensible for ''the English Civil War'' and ''the English Revolution.'' This hugely unique and wide-ranging research analyzes and explains either one of those significant ancient occasions, and others, by way of atmosphere them of their wider contexts relating to political instability around the century; when it comes to the background of religions and political rules; and when it comes to modern eu occasions.
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19 The immediate context for the collapse of Charles I’s monarchy was that broader European upheaval that we call the Thirty Years War. 20 In this year the peace of Europe was shattered by a calvinist rebellion in Bohemia not entirely unlike that twenty years later in Scotland. This occurred within a religiously mixed and unstable multiple monarchy (the Habsburg) not entirely unlike that of Charles I. 21 But by the early seventeenth century the winds of religious polarisation, and of counterreformation in particular, were blowing hard.
13 Seventeenth-century people felt, it may help us to be reminded, that their history lay in the grip of destructive forces larger than themselves and substantially outside their control. 14 The result of the historiographical division at 1660 – a restoration period artiﬁcially wedded to its future, and severed from its past – has 12 Scott, Restoration Crisis, ch. 1. 13 George Fox, Journal, in George Fox and the Children of Light, ed. Jonathan Fryer (London 1991), p. 21. 14 Richard Baxter, Reliquiae Baxterianae, pt I, p.
This terminology of revolution also carries with it the assumption of human agency. Another aspect of our modernity is the belief that we make our history. Contemporaries did not, in general, describe their troubles in this way. We hear more about natural phenomena: storm, ﬂood, earthquake and inundation. The sea is high, the air is moving, the ground is shaking: And when I came, in the Lord’s mighty power, with the word of life into the world, the world swelled and made a noise like the great raging waves of the sea.