PARLIAMENT'S GENERALS: SUPREME COMMAND & POLITICS DURING THE BRITISH WARS 1642-51

PARLIAMENT'S GENERALS: SUPREME COMMAND & POLITICS DURING THE BRITISH WARS 1642-51

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PARLIAMENT'S GENERALS: SUPREME COMMAND & POLITICS DURING THE BRITISH WARS 1642-51 - English Civil War

This is a useful and timely book for several reasons. Firstly, it examines the careers of most of Parliament's Generals in the Civil War. There is a tendency for the gigantic figure of Oliver Cromwell to overshadow the others, who included the Earl of Essex; Sir Thomas Fairfax; his father, Lord Fairfax; The Earl of Manchester; Sir William Waller, Ireton, Deane and Monck. In this book they are given equal prominence. One has to conclude that, faced with this array of military talent, the...
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