Worcester

English Civil War, September 1651

Malcolm Atkin

 
Date Published :
July 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Battleground Britain 1642 - 1651
Illustration :
100 b/w and color photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781844150809
Pages : 160
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.25 inches
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Overview
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The Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651 was the final decisive engagement of the English Civil Wars. In this fascinating guide, Malcolm Atkin sets out in a graphic and easily understood way the movements of the opposing armies of Cromwell and Charles II as they approached Worcester and gives a detailed and gripping account of the deadly combat that followed. He also describes of the fate of 10,000 Scottish prisoners and retraces the route of Charles II as he made his dramatic escape.

About The Author
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Malcolm Atkin is a former head of the Historic Environment and Archaeology Service for Worcestershire. After becoming a leading authority on the English Civil War, he has more recently made a special study of home defense and the development of British intelligence during the Second World War. His many publications include Cromwell's Crowning Mercy: The Battle of Worcester, The Civil War in Evesham: A Storm of Fire and Leaden Hail, Worcestershire Under Arms, Worcester 1651, Fighting Nazi Occupation: British Resistance 1939-1945, Myth and Reality: the Second World War Auxiliary Units and Section D for Destruction: Forerunner of SOE.

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