The English Civil War Armies

The English Civil War Armies The year 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 exp

  • Title: The English Civil War Armies
  • Author: Peter Young Michael Roffe
  • ISBN: 9780850451191
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 EngThe 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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    1. The Osprey Men-at-Arms Series is a series of over five hundred short books, forty pages or so, describing military forces throughout world history. The centerpiece of each book is eight full color illustrations which are frequently used by hobbyists who paint military miniatures. It’s surprising what subjects, including arms, uniforms, and equipment, these little histories cover. A catalog is available on line. This volume describes the war by timeline, and then the fighting style by branches [...]

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