Gloucester and Newbury 1643: The Turning Point of the Civil War

Gloucester and Newbury 1643: The Turning Point of the Civil War

by Jon Day


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844155910
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 11/13/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vi
List of Plates     ix
Maps     x
'Gallant men lay on the ground like rotting sheep'     1
'The next design'     8
'A civil, courteous and religious people'     32
No good news'     45
'Insolent and seditious answers'     55
'This business may draw into greater length than was imagined'     65
'I am tomorrow, God willing, beginning my march'     82
'We shall do little good upon this town'     96
'The fools were cozened'     110
'No orders were given out for the manner of our fighting'     123
'Exceeding long and quick marches'     138
'A hill called Big's-hill, near to Newbury'     146
'Let us fall upon them'     163
'Our foot played the jades'     180
'They knocked out their brains with the butt-ends of their muskets'     196
'A stop to the career of the king's good success'     207
Notes and References     223
Bibliography     237
Index     241

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