The Black Madonna (Roundheads and Cavaliers, #1)

05 September 2019 | 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

09 September 2019 | 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

10 December 2017 | 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

23 May 2018 | 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

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

09 September 2019 | 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

Red Horse (An Uncivil War #1)

01 October 2019 | 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 Century of Revolution, 1603-1714

14 July 2019 | 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 King's Spy (Thomas Hill, #1)

02 May 2018 | By Andrew Swanston | Filed in: english-civil-war.

Summer, 1643England is at war with itself King Charles I has fled London, his negotiations with Parliament in tatters The country is consumed by bloodshed For 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 that

A Splendid Defiance

08 July 2019 | By Stella Riley | Filed in: english-civil-war.

Justin Ambrose, dashing cavalier and close companion to Prince Rupert, was bored with life in the Royalist garrison in Banbury, until he met the sister of a local merchant Famous for his romantic conquests, Justin had never before let a woman touch his heart n nBut Abby was no ordinary woman She w

The Bleeding Land (Bleeding Land Trilogy #1)

21 February 2017 | 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 King's Peace, 1637-1641 (The Great Rebellion)

13 November 2017 | By C.V. Wedgwood | Filed in: english-civil-war.

The King s Peace 1637 1641 n nDay by day, almost hour by hour, C V Wedgwood describes the four uneasy years that were to explode into civil war a devastation that cost King Charles his life and won the rebels their revolution Conveying the bewildering momentum of events as the King s peace is overt

The King's War, 1641-1647 (The Great Rebellion)

24 August 2019 | By C.V. Wedgwood | Filed in: english-civil-war.

When King Charles came home from Scotland in the autumn of 1641, London was bright with hangings and the fountains ran wine n nWith these words C V Wedgwood begins the second volume of her history of the Great Rebellion which carries the story from 1641 to 1647, from the Parliamentary passage of

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

06 September 2017 | 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