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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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London’s role during the ‘English’ Civil War – overlooked? David Flintham argues the case

Any decent London bookshop will have shelves devoted to the history of the capital. But taking anything more than a cursory glance at the titles on display will reveal a glaring omission: the virtual absence of anything about London during … Continue reading

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Colonel Richard Grace: A Royalist soldier in Europe by John Barratt

  Whilst researching my next book for Helion (covering the campaigns in Flanders in 1657-9, which climaxes with the Battle of the Dunes where Royalists and Cromwellians fought on opposing sides) I’m uncovering a gallery of colourful characters.  They range … Continue reading

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