This biography paints an engrossing portrait of Thomas Wentworth (1593–1641), a British statesman and victim of Charles the First’s treachery. Author Elizabeth Cooper looks at Wentworth’s life and his role in history—“an invaluable contribution towards the elucidation of the troubles of those unhappy times, which caused a king, an archbishop, and an earl to suffer death upon the scaffold”— Bell’s Weekly Messenger.
About the Author
Elizabeth Cooper was a distinguished historian and writer working in the late nineteenth century. Her books include A Popular History of America (1865) and The Life and Letters of Lady Arabella Stuart (1866).