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Fire from Heaven: Life in an English Town in the Seventeenth Century

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  • Fire from Heaven: Life in an English Town in the Seventeenth Century (Pimlico) – Paperback (2003)
    by David Underdown

    Fire from Heaven: Life in an English Town in the Seventeenth Century

    Paperback, Pimlico
    2003
    New edition. New edition.
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0712609156
    ISBN-13: 9780712609159

    Two hundred years before Hardy disguised it as Casterbridge, Dorchester was a typical English county town, of middling size and unremarkable achievements. But on 6 August 1613 much of it was destroyed in a great conflagration, which its inhabitants regarded as a 'fire from heaven', the catalyst for the events described in this book. Over the next twenty years, a time of increasing political and religious turmoil all over Europe, Dorchester became the most religiously radical town in the kingdom. The tolerant, paternalist ... Show more

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