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A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714

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ISBN 10: 1108035973 / ISBN 13: 9781108035972
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Paperback. 856 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.5in. x 2.2in.Narcissus Luttrell (1657-1732) was a civil servant and book collector, best remembered for the detailed record he kept of the political and diplomatic events of the late seventeenth century. After attending St Johns College, Cambridge, Luttrell was called to the Bar in 1680. He served as Justice of the Peace for Middlesex between 1693 and 1723 and was twice elected to the House of Commons. These volumes, first published in 1857, contain Luttrells detailed diary. Arranged by month, this work provides a rich and valuable account of events between 1678 and 1714, including the political turmoil that led to the flight of James II and the accession of William and Mary. Volume 6 covers the years 1706-14, describing political reactions to the Act of Union in 1707, the Great Frost of 1709 and the continuing conflict in Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108035972

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Title: A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs...

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Narcissus Luttrell (1657-1732) was a civil servant and book collector, best remembered for the detailed record he kept of the political and diplomatic events of the late seventeenth century. After attending St Johns College, Cambridge, Luttrell was called to the Bar in 1680. He served as Justice of the Peace for Middlesex between 1693 and 1723 and was twice elected to the House of Commons. These volumes, first published in 1857, contain Luttrell's detailed diary. Arranged by month, this work provides a rich and valuable account of events between 1678 and 1714, including the political turmoil that led to the flight of James II and the accession of William and Mary. Volume 6 covers the years 1706-14, describing political reactions to the Act of Union in 1707, the 'Great Frost' of 1709 and the continuing conflict in Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Narcissus Luttrell (1657-1732) was a civil servant and book-collector, best remembered for his detailed diary. These volumes, first published in 1857, contain Luttrell's diary, which provides a rich and valuable historical account of contemporary political events of the late seventeenth century. Volume 6 covers the years 1706-14.

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