Investigating Gunpowder Plot

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Manchester University Press, 1991 - Great Britain - 254 pages
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Everyone now agrees that the contemporary authorities did not do a good job investigating the alleged assassination attempt on James I in 1606. Nicholls (manuscripts and archives, Cambridge U. Library) contends that there was indeed a plot, and that the government never caught the main culprit: the ninth earl of Northumberland. Distributed in the US by St. Martin's Press. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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Contents

Rebellion and ruin
19
Partll The traitor? The earl of Northumberland
81
Gunpowder plot reconsidered
211
earls of Northumberland
224
Index
242
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Mark Nicholls is Deputy Keeper of Manuscripts at Cambridge University Libraray. He received an MA and PhD from the University of Cambridge and is the author of "Investigating Gunpowder Plot" (1991). He previously worked at the National Army Museum in Chelsea and edits the" Journal of the Society for the Army Historical Research.

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