The Battle of Naseby was the decisive engagement of the English Civil War and the battlefield is the first to have been radically reinterpreted in the light of metal detector research. This guide, co-authored by the principal authorities on the battle, links contemporary accounts to their findings in the context of today's landscape. The book also offers the chance to develop alternative personal interpretations while visiting the key viewpoints and walking the few paths currently accessible to the public.In the east the Great North Road, now the A1, passes Peterborough beyond which lay the marshes of the Fens, where ... John Ogilbya#39;s Britannia, a route guide showing roadsasifona continuous scroll, was published in 1675. ... From Speeda#39;s map and the moderndiagram ofthe rivers and their medieval bridges, the constraints onthemovement ofanarmy with an artillery andbaggage traincan beunderstood.
|Author||:||Philip Burton, Martin Marix Evans, M Westaway|
|Publisher||:||Pen and Sword - 2002-01-22|