The English Civil War Armies

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The English Civil War Armies

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The year 1642 witnessed the outbreak of the first English Civil War, which saw Royalist troops loyal to King Charles fight the Parliamentarians in several major battles and many sieges. Peter Young explores the tactics, equipment and organisation of the armies of both sides, drawing a compelling picture of what it must have been like for the men who lived and fought in England over 350 years ago. Chapters on fighting, cavalry, infantry, artillery and discipline examine the subject in depth, with many contemporary accounts, such as those of Royalist Captain, Richard Atkyns, who served in one of the most 'active' regiments of the war.

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Published Aug 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781782001263
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 14
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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