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Shaftesbury) which, although sometimes lacking in historical context, provide a synthesis of modern research and interpretation; and K.H.D. Haley, ed., The Stuarts (1973), a valuable collection of Historical Association pamphlets by eminent historians, including C.V. Wedgwood (‘Charles I: the case for execution’), Christopher Hill (‘Oliver Cromwell’), Alan Everitt (‘The local community and the Great Rebellion’), Austin Woolrich (‘Penruddock’s Rising’), K.D.H. Haley (‘Charles II’), Charles Wilson (‘Mercantilism’) and Ralph Davis (‘A commercial revolution’). It is of course important to read these latter essays in conjunction with more recent books reflecting the latest research.