John Miller describes the state of the British kingdoms as James Stewart waits to become monarch of the entire archipelago.
John Miller considers 20th-century political insiders and outsiders through the eyes of today's historians on radio.
John Miller asks historians why, and for whom, they write.
At the start of the reign of Charles II, government was the King's business and factions contested for the monarch's ear. The constitutional changes in later Stuart England added a new, parliamentary dimension to faction. But it did not disappear.