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The English Civil War a concise history by Maurice Ashley

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649

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Edition Notes

StatementMaurice Ashley.
LC ClassificationsDA415 .A77
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5237370M
ISBN 100500820023
LC Control Number75308221

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English Civil Wars, also called Great Rebellion, (–51), fighting that took place in the British Isles between supporters of the monarchy of Charles I (and his son and successor, Charles II) and opposing groups in each of Charles’s kingdoms, including Parliamentarians in England, Covenanters in Scotland, and Confederates in English Civil Wars are traditionally considered to.   The civil war is a period of English (and in a wider sense, British) history that I was unfamiliar with. I have to confess that what prompted me to look into it was pre-ordering the excellent New Model by: The English Civil Wars of , part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between and caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military forces, set the stage for the evolution of the modern British constitution and the British Army. English Civil War In , King Charles I and the elected Parliament of England went to war over the future of the Stuart kingdom. Over the next nine years three Civil Wars would be fought, devastating the populations of England, Scotland and Ireland and claiming a death toll of an estimated , people, including King Charles I himself/5(53).

Buy English Civil War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. English civil war, –48, the conflict between King Charles I of England and a large body of his subjects, generally called the "parliamentarians," that culminated in the defeat and execution of the king and the establishment of a republican commonwealth. The Nature of the Struggle The struggle has also been called the Puritan Revolution because the religious complexion of the king's.   The English Civil War (technically, three Civil Wars rather back to back to back) has always been a source of interest of mine, and a huge gap in my knowledge. I remember watching the movie made on Cromwell for the first time in college several years back, and read quite a few articles on individual battles of the wars in military history /5. The English Civil War at First Hand by Tristram Hunt -uses first hand accounts to narrate the war and finally as a general overview- A Brief History of the English Civil War by John Miller is a very good, short, readable but not too dense introduction to the period.

  The English Civil Wars () stemmed from conflict between Charles I and Parliament over an Irish insurrection. The first war was settled . English Civil War is a turn-based grand strategy game developed by Ageod and published by Matrix Games. It aims to recreate the bitter and decisive Civil War started in , with historical precision. This is the first of two volumes in the Elite series exploring the recruitment, organisation, and tactics of the soldiers of the English Civil War. This book opens with an account of the origins of the military theory used by both sides, before discussing the weapons, logistics and management of the infantry throughout the Civil War : $ Scotland: attempt to impose Book of Common Prayer SCOTTISH REVOLT: invade England Charles forced to call Parliament (Presbyterian, Puritan leanings) LONG PARLIAMENT & PURITAN REVOLUTION Charles attempts coup: enters Parliament with armed men coup fails, flees to north = start of Civil WarFile Size: 3MB.