The English Civil War (Wordsworth Military Library)

The English Civil War Wordsworth Military Library Between August when the Royal Standard of King Charles I was raised above Castle Hill at Nottingham and September when the second Charles barely managedto escape to France from the bloody

  • Title: The English Civil War (Wordsworth Military Library)
  • Author: Peter Young Richard Holmes
  • ISBN: 9781840222227
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Paperback
  • Between August 1642, when the Royal Standard of King Charles I was raised above Castle Hill at Nottingham, and September 1651, when the second Charles barely managedto escape to France from the bloody chaos of Worcester, three separate civil Wars between the Crown and Parliament were contested This text is a military history dealing with the operational aspects of these wBetween August 1642, when the Royal Standard of King Charles I was raised above Castle Hill at Nottingham, and September 1651, when the second Charles barely managedto escape to France from the bloody chaos of Worcester, three separate civil Wars between the Crown and Parliament were contested This text is a military history dealing with the operational aspects of these wars, and is based on a combination of orginal sources and extensive studies of the actual battle fields battles such as Edgehill, Cropredy, Lostwithiel, Marston Moor and Naseby.

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    1. The bulk of my prior knowledge about the English Civil War[s] is from the Movie "Cromwell".Pro: lots of interesting content, including such items as: Dragoons were named as such after their "Dragon" (gun); Fusiliers were the infrantry which guarded the artillery with their Fusils (musket). The content is (so far as I can ascertain) generally unbiased towards the Roundheads or the Cavaliers.Con: my knowledge of the geography of the English countryside is quite limited - unless one knows where pla [...]

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