Edgehill 1642: First Battle of the English Civil War (Praeger Illustrated Military History)

Edgehill 1642: First Battle of the English Civil War (Praeger Illustrated Military History)

John Tincey


This, the 1st ever Osprey crusade identify to accommodate the English Civil warfare, appears to be like on the conflict of Edgehill, the 1st significant conflict of the Wars. In 1642 either Royalists and Parliamentarians anticipated that one nice contest of fingers might see the crushing in their enemies. within the morning after their box armies blundered into touch on 22 October 1642, the tide of conflict swept Prince Rupert's cavalry to triumph, yet observed victory snatched away because the Royalist infantry used to be hurled again by way of the defiant Parliamentarians. the opportunity for decisive victory was once misplaced and the bloody civil warfare raged on.

The conflict of Edgehill was once the 1st significant conflict of the English Civil Wars. In 1642 either Royalists and Parliamentarians anticipated that one nice contest of fingers may see the crushing in their enemies. while their box armies blundered into touch at the night of twenty-two October 1642, Prince Rupert suggested King Charles to array his military at the nice ridge of Edgehill and provides conflict. tomorrow, amidst abject cowardice and absolute braveness, the tide of conflict swept Rupert's cavalry to triumph, yet observed victory snatched away because the Royalist infantry was once hurled again via the defiant Parliamentarians. the opportunity for decisive victory was once misplaced and the bloody civil struggle raged on. This first-ever English Civil battle crusade name from Osprey uncovers impressive new proof to rework the accredited view of this key battle.

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