By Stuart Reid
On 23 September 1642 Prince Rupert's cavalry triumphed outdoor Worcester within the first significant conflict of the English Civil warfare. nearly accurately 9 years later, on three September 1651, that warfare was once gained via Oliver Cromwell's well-known Ironsides outdoor an identical urban and partially upon a similar floor. Stuart Reid presents an in depth but readable new army historical past - the 1st to be released for over two decades - of the 3 conflicts among 1642 and 1651 often called the English Civil struggle. Prince Rupert, Oliver Cromwell, Patrick Ruthven, Alexander Leslie and Sir Thomas Fairfax all play their elements during this fast-moving narrative. on the center of the ebook are clean interpretations, not just of the foremost battles corresponding to Marston Moor in 1644, but additionally of the technical and monetary elements which assisted in shaping technique and strategies, making this a very accomplished learn of 1 of the main well-known conflicts in British historical past. This e-book is a needs to for all historians and fans of seventeenth-century English historical past.
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All the King's Armies: A Military History of the English Civil War 1642-1651 by Stuart Reid