Written by one of the world's most distinguished historians of early modern history, A Freeborn People is a provocative exploration of the ways in which the political cultures of the elite and of the common people intersected during the seventeenth century. David Underdown shows that the two worlds were not as separate as historians have often thought them to be; English men and women of all social levels had similar expectations about good government and about the traditional liberties available to them under the ...

A Freeborn People: Politics and the Nation in Seventeenth-Century England 1996, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198206125