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Newsletter, July 2011 (Issue 184)

Petitions from Suffolk


'Petitions from Suffolk, Before and During the Civil Wars & Interregnum' is the clearly named title of a variety of documents selected by Frank Grace, local historian, former lecturer at Suffolk College and Ipswich Society member. There are petitions addressed to King Charles I, to Parliament, to Cromwell, to Fairfax, etc. They illustrate the importance of religion and the fears created by the political crisis and the consequences of war. Each of these documents is introduced with a contextual commentary.

Copies can be obtained from Frank Grace, 5 Oban Street, Ipswich IP1 3PG, price £7 + £1.50 p&p.

    Front cover of issue 184 Cover, issue 184

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