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By Stuart Reid

On 23 September 1642 Prince Rupert’s cavalry triumphed open air Worcester within the first significant conflict at the English Civil struggle. virtually accurately 9 years later, on three September 1651, that warfare was once received by way of Oliver Cromwell’s recognized Ironsides outdoors an identical urban and partly upon a similar ground.

Stuart Reid offers a close but readable new army background – the 1st to be released for over two decades – of the 3 conflicts among 1642 and 1651 referred to as the English Civil War.

Prince Rupert, Oliver Cromwell Patrick Ruthven, Alexander Leslie and Sir Thomas Fairfax all play their components during this fast-moving narrative.

At the center of the publication are clean interpretations, not just of the main battles resembling Marston Moor in 1644, but in addition of the technical and fiscal components which contributed to shaping procedure and strategies, making this a really complete examine of 1 of the main well-known conflicts in British history.

This e-book is a needs to for all historians and fans of seventeenth-century English history.

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