Gloucester and Newbury 1643: The Turning Point of the Civil War

Gloucester and Newbury 1643: The Turning Point of the Civil War

Jon Day


The crusade that ended in the 1st conflict of Newbury in 1643 represents a necessary section within the English Civil warfare, but hardly has it acquired the eye it merits. during this compelling and meticulously researched new research, Jon Day indicates how the crusade was once serious to the end result of the struggle and the defeat of Charles I.

The past due summer season 1643 used to be the army excessive tide for the king and his armies, but inside of months the chance were squandered. The Royalists failed first to take the Parliamentarian stronghold of Gloucester after which to defeat the Earl of Essex's military at Newbury. If the Civil warfare had a tipping element, this was once absolutely it.

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