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HIST1300 Mark Shearwood Glorious Revolution

Primary Sources for the Historian: An Introduction to Documentary study, 2019/20, Semester 2
Professor Stephen Alford
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Primary Sources

Harris, T, ed., The Entering Book of Roger Morrice: The Reign of James II, 1687-1689, Vol.4. (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2007)

Luttrell, N, The Parliamentary Diary of Narcissus Luttrell: September 1678 to April 1714, Vol:1 (Oxford: Oxford university Press, 1857)  

Spurr, J, ed., The Entering Book of Roger Morrice: The Reign of James II, 1685-1686, Vol, 3 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2007)

Taylor, S, ed., The Entering Book of Roger Morrice: The Reign of William III, 1689-1691, Vol.5 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2007)


Secondary Sources

Glorious Revolution:

Carswell, J, The Descent on England: A study of the English Revolution of 1688 & its European Background (London: Barrie and Rockliff, 1969)

Claydon, T, Europe and the Making of England 1660-1760 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Coward, B, The Stuart Age: England 1603-1714 3rd edn. (Harwell: Pearson Education, 2003)

Crawford, P, & Gowing, L, Women’s Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England (Abingdon: Routledge, 2000)

Gilmour, I, Riot, Risings and Revolution: Governance and the Violence in Eighteenth-Century England (London: Pimlico, 1992)

Goldie, M, Roger Morrice and the Puritan Whigs (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2016)

Holmes, G, British Politics in the Age of Anne (London: The Hambledon Press, 1987)

Jones, J, The Revolution of 1688 in England (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1972)

Ogg, D, In the Reign of James II and William III (Oxford: Clarendon Press,1957)

Parker, G, Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century (London: Yale University Press, 2013)

Pincus, S, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (Devon: Yale University Press, 2007)  

Speak, W, Reluctant Revolutionaries: Englishmen and the Revolution of 1688 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Wroughton, J, The Routledge companion to The Stuart Age, 1603-1714 (Abingdon: Routledge, 2006)

Zook, M, Protestantism, Politics, and Women in Britain, 1660-1714 (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013)


Childs, J, The Army, James II and the Glorious Revolution (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1980

Glozier, M, The Huguenot Soldiers of William of Orange and the Glorious revolution of 1688: The Lions of Judah (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2002)


Parliament, Politics, & the ‘Constitution’

Beddard, R, A Kingdom without a King: The Journal of the Provisional Government in the Revolution of 1688 (Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1988)

Jones, D, A Parliamentary History of the Glorious Revolution (London: HMSO, 1988)

Kenyon, J, The Stuart Constitution: Documents and Commentary, 2nd edn. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986)

Rudolph, J, Revolution by Degrees: James Tyrrell and Whig political thought in the Late seventeenth century (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002)



Claydon, T, & McBride, I, ed. Protestantism and National Identity: Britain and Ireland, c.1650 – c.1850 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998)

Gibson, W, James II and the Trial of the Seven Bishops (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009),

Glickman, G, The English Catholic Community 1688-1745: Politics, Culture and Ideology (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2009)

Greaves, R, Secrets of the Kingdom: British Radicals from the Popish Plot to the Revolution of 1688-1689 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992)

Miller, J, Cities Divided: politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722 (Oxford: Oxford university Press, 2007)

Sowerby, S, Making Toleration (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013)


William of Orange

Claydon, T, William III and the Godly Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)

Mijers, E, & Onnekink, D, Redefining William III, The Impact of the King-Stadholder in International Context (Abingdon: Routledge, 2007)


World Impact

Harris, T, & Taylor, S, The Final Crisis of the Stuart Monarchy (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2013)

Israel, J, ed., The Anglo-Dutch Moment: Essays on the Glorious Revolution and its World Impact (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)

This list was last updated on 15/01/2020