Crown, Covenant and Cromwell: The Civil Wars in Scotland 1639-1651

Crown, Covenant and Cromwell: The Civil Wars in Scotland 1639-1651


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848326873
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 02/02/2013
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,235,988
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Stuart Reid is an author and historian.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Chronology ix

Introduction xiii

1 Scotland, the Scots and the Art of War 1

2 Treason Never Doth Prosper: The Bishops' Wars 17

3 Blue Bonnets Over the Border: The Campaign in Northumberland and the Battle of Marston Moor 34

4 With Brode Swordis but Mercy or Remeid: Rebellion in Scotland, Tibbermore and Aberdeen 51

5 Bitter Winter: The Fall of Newcastle and the Ravaging of Argyll 70

6 We Gat Fechtin' Oor Fill: Auldearn and Alford 89

7 High Noon: Kilsyth and Philiphaugh 109

8 An End and a New Beginning 127

9 The King in the North 143

10 Curs'd Dunbar 159

11 The Last Hurrah: Inverkeithing and Worcester 177


1 The Irish Brigade Under Montrose 1644-1645 197

2 News from His Majesty's Army in Scotland, by an Irish Officer in Alexander MacDonnel's Forces 201

3 The Scots Army at Dunbar 1650 204

Notes 209

Bibliography 231

Index 235

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