Taming the Phoenix: Cirencester and The Quakers 1642-1686 :: Brian Hawkins soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
York: William Sessions, 1998, Paperback.
Contains: Black & white plates; Maps; Tables; Genealogical tables;
From the cover: The Phoenix, rising from its ashes to greet a new dawn, was adopted by the town of Cirencester as its emblem long before the outbreak of the English Civil War. As a sign of optimism and new beginnings, it must have held special significance at points of resurgence and new hope in the towns history. One such point occurred in the year 1642 when it seemed that the nation as a whole was about to shake off the t…
[XIV] 277 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¼” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Local History catalogue?