The Black Madonna (Roundheads and Cavaliers, #1)

05 June 2020 | By Stella Riley | Filed in: english civil war.

By the summer of 1639, England is sliding inexorably towards civil war, and the havoc of the times is reflected in the lives of the Maxwells of Thorne Ash n nRed haired and independent of spirit, Kate Maxwell is determined not to let the coming conflict disrupt the lives of those she loves During he

The King's General

05 June 2020 | By Daphne du Maurier | Filed in: english civil war.

Honor Harris is only eighteen when she first meets Richard Grenvile, proud, reckless and utterly captivating But following a riding accident, Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone As the English Civil war is waged across the country, Richard rises through the ranks of the army, marries an

As Meat Loves Salt

05 June 2020 | By Maria McCann | Filed in: english civil war.

In the seventeenth century, the English Revolution is under way The nation, seething with religious and political discontent, has erupted into violence and terror Jacob Cullen and his fellow soldiers dream of rebuilding their lives when the fighting is over But the shattering events of war will o

God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

05 June 2020 | By Christopher Hill | Filed in: english civil war.

A nuanced biography of Oliver Cromwell, breaking down Cromwell s life into different parts fenland farmer and humble backbencher stalwart of the good old cause and the New Model Army key figure of the Commonwealth and finally Lord Protector Hill leads the reader unsentimentally through Cromwell

Red Horse (An Uncivil War #1)

05 June 2020 | By M.J. Logue | Filed in: english civil war.

September 1642, and the storm clouds of civil war are gathering over England After the King raises his standard against his rebellious Parliament, idealistic young Luce Pettitt sees his duty clear to defend the noble cause of freedom against the Royal tyrant He doesn t expect that duty to lie wi

The King's Spy (Thomas Hill, #1)

05 June 2020 | By Andrew Swanston | Filed in: english civil war.

Summer, 1643 n nEngland is at war with itself King Charles I has fled London, his negotiations with Parliament in tatters The country is consumed by bloodshed n nFor Thomas Hill, a man of letters quietly running a bookshop in the rural town of Romsey, knowledge of the war is limited to the rumours th

The Bleeding Land (Bleeding Land Trilogy #1)

05 June 2020 | By Giles Kristian | Filed in: english civil war.

n England 1642 a nation divided n n nEngland is at war with itself King Charles and Parliament each gather soldiers to their banners Across the land men prepare to fight for their religious and political ideals Civil war has begun n n n A family ripped asunder n n nThe Rivers are landed gentry, and

The English Civil Wars, 1642-1651 (Essential Histories 58)

05 June 2020 | By Peter Gaunt | Filed in: english civil war.

The period 1642 1651, one of the most turbulent in the history of mainland Britian, saw the country torn by civil wars Focusing on the English and Welsh wars this book examines the causes, course and consequences of the conflicts While offering a concise military account that assesses the wars in

God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars

05 June 2020 | By Michael Braddick | Filed in: english civil war.

The sequence of civil wars that ripped England apart in the seventeenth century was one of the most devastating conflicts in its history It destroyed families and towns, ravaged the population and led many, both supporters of Charles I and his opponents, to believe that England s people were being

The Moon in The Water (Heron, #1)

05 June 2020 | By Pamela Belle | Filed in: english civil war.

An historical saga set during the English Civil War and telling the story of two star crossed lovers n nThis is the first of Pamela s civil war series Pamela did extensive research into her writings to give an accurate portrayal of life in 17th century England during the civil war Her fictional fam

Naseby 1645: The triumph of the New Model Army

05 June 2020 | By Martin Marix Evans | Filed in: english civil war.

Osprey s study of the pivotal battle of the English Civil War 1642 1651 In 1645 the fate of the British monarchy hung in the balance as the Royalist Army under King Charles I fought the Parliamentarian Army for control of the country In this book Martin Marix Evans gives a vivid account of the p

The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714

05 June 2020 | By Christopher Hill | Filed in: english civil war.

There is an immense range of books about the English Civil War, but one historian stands head and shoulders above all others for the quality of his work on the subject In 1961 Christopher Hill first published what has come to be acknowledged as the best concise history of the period, Century of Rev

The Children of the New Forest

05 June 2020 | By Frederick Marryat | Filed in: english civil war.

In The Children of the New Forest, Marryat describes the trials and triumphs of the four Beverley children, orphaned during the English Civil War and forced to take refuge with a poor woodsman in the New Forest This is the first annotated edition of a great children s classic, which has retained it