Cavalier Generals

Cavalier Generals

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Previous studies of the Royalist high command have concentrated largely upon a handful of notable individuals such as King Charles himself and Prince Rupert. In this ground-breaking study, John Barratt re-examines these key figures, but he also explores the careers and characters of some of the lesser-known, but equally able Royalist officers. These men played decisive roles in the war, but hitherto they have received little attention.7 The united Western Army totalled about 2, 000 horse, 4, 000 foot and sixteen guns, but as it moved on through Taunton towards Bridgwater a#39;began ... knows with what a sad sense I go upon this service, and with what a perfect hatred I detest this war without an enemy, but I look upon it as an Opus Domine, ... secured the 769-foot summit of Lansdown, erected barricades and emplaced seven light guns.

Title:Cavalier Generals
Author:John Barratt
Publisher:Pen and Sword - 2004-09-30


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