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The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Malcolm Wanklyn


This history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars—from Cromwell, Fairfax, and Essex to many more lesser-known figures—offers an assessment of the leadership and importance of command in the civil wars. It describes the role of the generals in achieving victory for Parliament. Further, the battle between king's army and vanguard of Essex is discussed. The book elaborates the situation of the war between field army and the enemy army into the south-eastern corner of England, the different aspects of the Marston Moor campaign in England, a ... More

Keywords: mid-seventeenth century, British wars, Cromwell, Fairfax, Essex, civil wars, commanders

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780300113082
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Malcolm Wanklyn, author