By Andrew M. Coleby

This ebook is a learn of centre-local interplay, dependent upon the event of the folk of an English county, in the course of a truly turbulent interval of their heritage. The paintings revolves round: the connection among centre and locality, and the partisan use of neighborhood associations and sentiment for 'national' ends. Dr Coleby combines administrative and political background, and establishes with strange rigour and readability the character of the late-seventeenth-century English polity. while there were many county reports of the early Stuart and Civil warfare sessions, few money owed hitherto have checked out the placement either prior to and after the recovery of Charles II in 1660. Dr Coleby argues for the continuity of governmental matters in the course of the later 17th century, and demanding situations got knowledge concerning the relative neighborhood potency of Interregnum and recovery regimes.

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1928), 5 8 1 . , 1651, p. 2 9 9 ; East, Portsmouth, p. 355. P. 24/5, fols. P. 24/6, fol. O. (Andover Archives), 3 7 M 8 4 , 4 / M I / l , Bundle of Town Council Minutes 1641-54. 68 But the significance of the presence of some government official on the roll of the corporation should not be exaggerated. Those who were active politicians like John Lisle, Nicholas Love or William Stephens (recorder of Newport) rarely, if ever, performed their duties personally, relying instead upon deputies. And the 1650s saw a retreat of such men from borough office.

1651, p. 298. P. G. I. D. thesis, 1983), pp. 169-70. 4 In the case of the restored Rump of 1659, internal security became the 'be all and end all' of government. Superficially the governments of the Interregnum appear to have been successful in the areas of defence and security at least. No rebellion which seriously endangered the existence of the regime broke out in England in this period; Ireland and Scotland were pacified, and apart from the Worcester campaign, no foreign invasion took place.

17 But there was no large-scale politically inspired purges of the Hampshire commission of the peace during the 1650s which, as a result, remained very stable in its composition. Local gentlemen were usually included in all the various commissions to which local government and tax collection were entrusted. , 5M53, no. 964; Underdown, Pride's Purge, pp. 367, 369, 372,373, 374,377,378,381,388-90; Brit. Lib. MS Stowe 577 (Liber Pacis 1652), fols. , C193/13/3, fols. 56-7; C193/13/4, fols. 85-9. For the imbalance in the county committee see p.

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