The English Civil War
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Edgehill 1642 by John Tincey
Book DescriptionThe battle of Edgehill was the first major clash of the English Civil Wars, and the general belief in 1642 was that the developing tension between King and Parliament would be resolved in a single battle. On 23 October 1642 the Royalist and Parliamentary Armies met at Edgehill. Much of the Parliamentary cavalry was driven off, but units under Sir William Balfour's command remained behind and, protected by the infantry, slammed into the Royalist infantry. The battle did not prove as decisive as anticipated, setting the stage was set for a prolonged and bloody civil war.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855329911
(248mm x 184mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Tincey
Blenheim 1704, Paperback (July 2004)
In 1701, the nations resisting Louis XIV's attempts to secure the throne of Spain had formed a grand Alliance. Yet by late 1703 the overall outlook was unfavourable. Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy developed a plan and succeeded to change this and knock Bavaria out of the war. This volume demonstrates how this success came about.
Marston Moor 1644, Paperback (March 2003)
This work shows that the entry into the English Civil War of the Scots on the side of Parliament radically changed the balance of power in the North of England. The Royalists were forced onto the defensive and the Marquis of Newcastle found his army besieged in York.
Ironsides, Paperback (March 2002)View all books by John Tincey
This title presents a view of the Ironside as a warrior who evolved from the experiments of the 16th and early 17th centuries to combine firepower with the armoured cavalryman. It reflects his wider service in the Royalist as well as the Parliamentarian armies and beyond the civil wars.
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Author Biography - John Tincey
Graham Turner was born in Harrow in 1964, the son of the respected aviation artist Michael Turner with whom he shares an interest in motorsport illustration. A freelance artist since 1984. Graham specialises in historical and military subjects, particularly of teh medieval period, and has illustrated several Osprey titles including Campaign 44 'Pavia 1525', Men-at-Arms 310 German Medieval Armies 1000-1300' and Men-at-Arms 320 'Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098'. He lives with his wife and two children in Buckingharnshire. John Tincey and Keith Roberts are two of the most highy respected if English Civil War Historians. They have spent more than a decade studying the civil wars in the British Isles, and have published a number of books and articles on the subject.
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