Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars

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Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars

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In the summer of 1642 the First Civil War between king and parliament had broken out in England. Initially both sides were confident of victory, but after the first campaigns ended in stalemate they began looking for allies. The meddling of the Stuart Kings with Scotland's religious traditions provoked the National Covenant, and later the Solemn League and Covenant. Yet many Scots continued to support the King, and after his execution, his exiled son.This fine text by Stuart Reid examines the Scots armies who fought in the English Civil Wars (1642-1651), and features numerous illustrations and photographs, including full page colour plates by Graham Turner.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Mobilisation · Clothing and Equipment · Paying for the Army · Flags and Standards · The Army at Dunbar · The Plates

Product details

Published Aug 03 2010
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781855328365
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 331
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Stuart Reid

Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in 1954 and is…

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Graham Turner

Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, spec…

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