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Stow on the Wold 1646

By John Barrett There is still a tendency to regard the battle of Naseby as the fatal blow to the Royalist cause First Civil War, dooming the king to inevitable defeat. Indeed with hindsight this is an accurate conclusion. But … Continue reading

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Pendennis Castle and Sir John Arundell – By MJ Logue

Of all the names associated with the siege of Pendennis Castle, Sir John Arundell is perhaps the most renowned. In his seventies, Arundell was a formidable man – despite certain reservations expressed by his peers that he was perhaps no … Continue reading

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Stretcher Bearer: Bob Hopper reflects on his uncle’s Second World War exploits in Egypt, Italy and Greece

My grandfather taught army recruits bayonet fighting in the First World War, so perhaps it was only natural that my father and his two brothers would volunteer to join the Territorial Army Queen’s Westminsters – later to be amalgamated in … Continue reading

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The Care of the Sick and Wounded During the English Civil War

Who attached the highest priority to the care of their sick and wounded – the Royal army or Parliament? Dr. Eric Gruber von Arni will present his paper at our Civil War Conference in September 2015. From October 1642 until July … Continue reading

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