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James II (Penguin Monarchs) : The Last Catholic King, Paperback / softback Book

James II (Penguin Monarchs) : The Last Catholic King Paperback / softback

Part of the Penguin Monarchs series

Paperback / softback

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'James was a king tragically trapped by principle. Yet was it wise to attempt to change the national religion?'The short reign of James II is generally seen as one of the most catastrophic in British history, ending in his exile after he unsuccessfully tried to convert England to Catholicism, a crisis that would haunt the monarchy for generations.

Ultimately, David Womersley's biography shows, James was a man whose blindness to subtlety and political reality brought about his ruinous downfall.

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