Decisive Battles of the English Civil War

Decisive Battles of the English Civil War

By: Malcolm Wanklyn (author)Hardback

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In this stimulating and original investigation of the decisive battles ofthe English Civil War, Malcolm Wanklyn reassesses what actually happened on the battlefield and as a result sheds new light on the causes of the eventual defeat of Charles I. Taking each major battle in turn - Edgehill, Newbury I, Cheriton, Marston Moor, Newbury II, Naseby, and Preston - he looks critically at contemporary accounts and at historians' narratives, explores the surviving battlegrounds and retells the story of each battle from a new perspective. His lucid, closely argued analysis questions traditional assumptions about each battle and the course of the war itself.

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  • ISBN13: 9781844154548
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781844154548
  • ISBN10: 1844154548

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