Non-Fiction Books:

Newbury 1643

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Newbury 1643

The Tide Turns in the English Civil War

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Newbury 1643 by Keith Roberts
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Newbury 1643 is one of the decisive campaigns of the English Civil War, marking a turning point in the course of the conflict. This work shows that the battle of Newbury represented the last realistic chance for the king to win a military victory over Parliament. When on 10 August 1643, King Charles summoned the City of Gloucester to surrender, the city's only hope lay in a relief expedition from London and the Earl of Wessex was forced to send his weakened army to face the king. The two forces met at Newbury and the Londoners more than held their own against the best of the king's cavalry. After a battle both the armies withdrew in good order, the King returning to Oxford. The capital was secure, her people committed to Parliament and the King's cavalry were no longer invincible - the balance of power had shifted irretrievably.

Author Biography

Keith Roberts was born in 1955 and was educated at Highgate School. He graduated in History from Leicester University in 1977 and is currently employed by one of the major clearing banks. He is a military analyst and lecturer on the theory and practice of war in Europe and England between 1590 and 1660 and has published widely in this field. His previous work for Osprey includes Elite 25: Soldiers of the English Civil War (I) Infantry'. Graham Turner is a leading artist for Osprey, specialising in the medieval period. Those titles he has already illustrated include Campaign 82: 'Edgehill 1642', Men-at-Arms 310: 'German Medieval Armies 1000-1300', Men-at-Arms 317: 'Henry V and the Conquest of France 1416-53', Men-at-Arms 320: 'Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098' and Warrior 20: 'British Redcoat (2) 1793-1815'.
Release date Australia
January 15th, 2003
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Graham Turner
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
75 b&w and 11 colour illustrations, bibliography, index
Imprint
Osprey Publishing
Pages
96
Dimensions
184x248x9
ISBN-13
9781841763330
Product ID
1935159

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...