The War is getting hot

  • Thomas Sonar


On 16th February 1685 the king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Charles II passed away after having suffered a stroke. He left no legitimate heir so that his brother became his successor as James II. When James, a convinced catholic ascended the throne – he will be the last one – his declared aim was the recatholicalisation of England. To achieve this aim he needed the control over the universities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Analysis Computational MathematicsTechnische Universität BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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