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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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