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Part V Biographies

These biographical notes on influential political, military and religious leaders detail the most important points in each life, but do not attempt a full-scale biographical study with critical comment. For more comprehensive coverage, reference should be made to either the relevant works listed in the biographical section of this book or the compact assessments contained in the original Dictionary of National Biography (1900), the new Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004), C.P. Hill, Who’s Who in Stuart Britain (1988) and Edwin Riddell, ed., Lives of the Stuart Age, 1603-1714 (1976).