The Royalist War Effort 1642-1646 / Edition 2

The Royalist War Effort 1642-1646 / Edition 2

by Ronald Hutton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415218012

ISBN-13: 9780415218016

Pub. Date: 11/02/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost.

In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places his vivid

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The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost.

In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places his vivid account of the Royalist war effort into modern historical context, bringing the reader up-to-date with recent developments in the study of the English civil war. He analyses the influences which affected his own interpretation of events, ensuring that The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 remains the most informative and compelling account of the Royalist experience in the English civil war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415218016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/02/1999
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of mapsix
Acknowledgementsx
Abbreviationsxi
Introduction to the second editionxiii
Introduction: 'Wrong but Wromantic'?xxxi
Part 1The achievement of civil war1
1The emergence of the Cavaliers3
2The King on the march22
3After Edgehill33
Part 2The grandees49
Introduction50
4Herbert52
5Capel59
6Carbery68
7Russell76
Conclusions82
Part 3The Royalist war effort85
8The machinery86
9The task95
10The Parliamentarian comparison105
Part 4The warlords111
11Vavasour112
12Maurice, Byron and Gerard120
13Rupert129
Part 5Warlords and civilians143
14After Marston Moor145
15The Marcher Association and the Clubmen155
16The resurgence of the warlords166
Part 6The failure of the Royalists177
17After Naseby178
18The last stand191
Conclusion201
AppendixRoyalist civilian commissioners204
Notes206
Bibliography
Primary sources241
Secondary sources259
Index265

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