Ivan Roots

The Restoration of Charles II

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.

The Puzzle of Pym

Ivan Roots finds a biography of the Stuart Parliamentarian disappointingly superficial

The Fenman's Local

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