Ivan Roots

Many have seen the Restoration of the monarchy, which took place on 29 May 1660, as inevitable. Yet what is most surprising is its unexpectedness.

Ivan Roots applies the 'new British' perspective to the 1650s.

Ivan Roots surveys the historiography of the Cromwellian régime.

Ivan Roots is impressed by this history of the 17th century relations between Holland and Spain

Ivan Roots finds a biography of the Stuart Parliamentarian disappointingly superficial

Ivan Roots considers a well-researched local history of unrest during the English Civil War

Ivan Roots reviews two books on familial and social history

Portrait of Richard Cromwell

Ivan Roots on the brief reign of Richard Cromwell.