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The origins of the English Civil War
Philip A. M. Taylor
by D.C. Heath
Written in English
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Fought between –, the English Civil War saw King Charles I (–) battle Parliament for control of the English government. The war began as a result of a conflict over the power of the monarchy and the rights of Parliament. During the early phases of the war, the Parliamentarians expected to retain Charles as king, but with expanded powers for Parliament. to celebrate the paperback publication of peter ackroyd’s civil war, the third volume in his magisterial the history of england series, we present a brief guide to one of the most bloody conflict’s in the nation’s history. 1. king charles i there are many causes for the outbreak of the english civil war, but perhaps the most significant was the personalty of charles i himself. though.
The English Civil War (–) was a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") principally over the manner of England's governance and part of the wider Wars of the Three first (–) and second (–) wars pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of o results for Books: "english civil war history".
One of the most renowned historians of the English Civil War has written a crisp and lucid narrative of the complicated events of to —not just the war between King and Parliament of but the second civil war, the execution of King Charles I, the rule of Cromwell, and finally the restoration of the monarchy. 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 campaign.
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The Origins of the English Civil War (Problems in Focus) rd Edition by Conrad Russell (Editor)Format: Paperback. The Origins of the English Civil War by Conrad Russell Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Origins of the English Civil War (Problems in /5(9). The Origins of the English Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. – Mark Stoyle, Professor of Early Modern History, University of Southampton, author of Soldiers and Strangers: An Ethnic History of the English Civil War 'This is an excellent synthetic account of the English Civil War.
Where there are unresolved disputes, Peter Gaunt gives good coverage to the views of all sides and then draws very judicious conclusions whilst allowing for the fact that subsequent /5(15). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Conrad.
Origins of the English Civil War. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) 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 English Civil War builds a gripping narrative of the individuals involved and their motives, from those whose reputations were made on the back of this violent and brutal war, such as Oliver. The books cater for English Civil War enthusiasts and re-enactors and for newcomers to this fascinating era of military history.
Any reader who is keen to broaden his or her understanding of this tumultuous phase of British history will gain a critical insight through the variety of books we publish on the subject.
We English like to think of ourselves as gentlemen and ladies; a nation that knows how to queue, eat properly and converse politely. And yet in we went to war with ourselves. Pitting brother against brother and father against son, the English civil war is a blot on our history.
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. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, Conrad.
Origins of the English Civil War. London ; New York: Macmillan,printing. The English Civil Wars () stemmed from conflict between Charles I and Parliament over an Irish insurrection.
The first war was settled with Oliver Cromwell’s victory. of results for Books: History: Europe: Great Britain: English Civil War Civil War: The History of England Volume III (History of England Vol III) 7 May The English Civil War - A People's History, Diana Purkiss () Going to the Wars: The Experience of the English Civil Wars -Charles Carlton () Fire from Heaven: Life in an English Town in the Seventeenth Century, David Underdown ().
A complete history of the Great Rebellion ; or, The Civil War in the United States, also, biographical sketches of the principal actors in the great drama by Moore, James texts. A Military History of the English Civil War examines how the civil war was won, who fought for whom, and why it a straightforward style and clear chronology that enables readers to make their own judgements and pursue their own interests further, this original history provides a thorough critique of the reasons that have been cited for Parliament's victory and the King's defeat in Author: Malcolm Wanklyn, Frank Jones.
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 Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of officers in Culpeper, Virginia reading. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida.
His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History.
Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). The period of the English Civil War began in and lasted until the restoration of the monarchy some twenty years later.
It was a divisive and disruptive episode in English history, when loyalties were tested and saw family set against family, brother against brother, and neighbour against neighbour.
Wolley's books, written during the Restoration, are an attempt to reach back into the past, to a time before civil war and the "Little Ice Age" forced conditions of .Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure.
Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary.The English Civil War was a series of battles fought between and On one side were supporters of the king (Charles I) and on the other were supporters of Parliament (led by Oliver Cromwell).
The Civil War resulted in the execution of Charles followed by 11 years of a commonwealth, when England had no monarch. The monarchy was.