All the King's Armies: A Military History of the English by Stuart Reid

By Stuart Reid

On 23 September 1642 Prince Rupert's cavalry triumphed outdoor Worcester within the first significant conflict of the English Civil struggle. nearly accurately 9 years later, on three September 1651, that conflict was once gained by means of Oliver Cromwell's well-known Ironsides open air an identical urban and partially upon an analogous flooring. Stuart Reid offers an in depth but readable new army historical past - the 1st to be released for over 20 years - of the 3 conflicts among 1642 and 1651 referred to as the English Civil warfare. Prince Rupert, Oliver Cromwell, Patrick Ruthven, Alexander Leslie and Sir Thomas Fairfax all play their components during this fast-moving narrative. on the center of the e-book are clean interpretations, not just of the main battles reminiscent of Marston Moor in 1644, but in addition of the technical and financial elements which contributed to shaping method and strategies, making this a very accomplished research of 1 of the main well-known conflicts in British heritage. This e-book is a needs to for all historians and fanatics of seventeenth-century English background.

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