Author: Philip Miller (1737)
"containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit and flower garden, as also, the physick garden, wilderness, conservatory, and vineyard; according to the practice of the most experienced gardeners of the present age." Includes illustrations.
This purported spiritual autobiography of King Charles I (true authorship disputed) presents a justification of royalism and the King's political and military program that led to the Civil War. A very popular piece of Royalist propaganda after Charles' execution, Milton directly responds to it in his Eikonoklastes .
Perhaps the most significant political tract of the early years of the English Civil War, and enormously influential on subsequent political debate. Parker establishes the ideological basis for Parliament's sovereignty from King Charles.
Author: Anna Trapnell (1654)
Prophecies from religious radical Anna Trapnell, self-styled prophetess. Text is sharply critical of Cromwell's government and established churches, and advocates for more rights for women. Trapnell's supposed prophecies made her a celebrity.
Author: Charles I (1647)
The material contained in this pamphlet was read in the House of Commons at covers "religion, church-government, the militia, the arreares of the Army, the Court of Wards and Liveries, and other things."