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The Warrior GeneralsWinning the British Civil Wars$
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Malcolm Wanklyn

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780300113082

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001

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Warfare in Scotland and Ireland 1642–1648

Warfare in Scotland and Ireland 1642–1648

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(p.179) Chapter 16 Warfare in Scotland and Ireland 1642–1648
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The Warrior Generals
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Malcolm Waniclyn

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300113082.003.0016

This chapter elaborates the warfare in Scotland and Ireland from 1642 to 1648. There was warfare in Ireland throughout the period covered by the English Civil Wars and beyond, and in Scotland from 1644 onwards, but it was significantly different from the fighting in England. In the first place it was bloodier, partly because of traditional ways of doing things, partly because combatants and non-combatants frequently owed their allegiance to different religions rather than to different varieties of Protestantism. Campaigning in Ireland in particular tended to be less intense, grinding to a halt at times because some essential military supplies, such as muskets and gunpowder, could not be imported in sufficient quantities as and when required. In Ireland especially, coalitions fought coalitions, and they were unstable, breaking up, and reforming as the political and military situations evolved.

Keywords:   warfare, Scotland, Ireland, English Civil Wars, combatants

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