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  • William III's Italian Ally

    William III's Italian Ally
    av Ciro Paoletti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628583

    The Italian Front of the Nine Year has been completely neglected by Italian and other European Historians. It is often assumed that the conflict was fought solely in Flanders and the Rhineland, and by mainly North West European Armies. This was not…

  • More Like Lions Than Men

    More Like Lions Than Men
    av Andrew Abram

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118822

    Based on primary archival research (much of which remains unpublished), supported by fieldtrips to battlefields and castles, More Like Lions than Men represents the first focused and sustained study of the recruitment, organisation, payment, equippi…

  • Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 2

    Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 2
    av Bruno Mugnai

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866557

    During the 17th century, Europe experienced only four years of general peace: 1610 and 1680-82. This scenario of almost continuous strife provided the terrain for the rise of the standing professional armies. The states were eager to avoid a repetit…

  • A New Way of Fighting: Professionalism in the English Civil War

    A New Way of Fighting: Professionalism in the English Civil War

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512615

    The theme of the 2016 Conference was 'Professionalism'. War quickens the pace of military and technological change, and the increasing pace and scope of European warfare during the 16th and 17th centuries prepared the ground for the professional mil…

  • Hey for Old Robin!

    Hey for Old Robin!
    av Chris Scott

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512219

    Hey For Old Robin! was the cry of the Earl of Essex’s army during the First Civil War as, contrary to modern popular belief, Robert Devereux was well-liked by the men he led. This book fills a gap in the literature of the Civil Wars, taking up…

  • Charles X's Wars Volume 2: The Danish Wars, 1657-1660

    Charles X's Wars Volume 2: The Danish Wars, 1657-1660

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781915070302

  • Peter the Great Humbled

    Peter the Great Humbled
    av Nicholas Dorrell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512318

    In 1711 Peter the Great, the Tsar of Russia, led a large army of veterans from Poltava and his other Great Northern War victories into the Balkans. He aimed to humble the Ottomans in the same way he had the Swedes a few years before. Victory would s…

  • Fighting for Liberty

    Fighting for Liberty
    av Stephen M. Carter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118884

    Fighting for Liberty uses original sources to give a blow by blow account of the campaign of 1685. A conflict that started in Orkney and ended on the battlefield of Sedgemoor. Today, there is a myth that the rebels where a misguided peasant rabble,…

  • The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715. Volume 2

    The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715. Volume 2
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866540

    The reign of Louis XIV of France had a great impact on the course of European and world military history. The years 1643 to 1715 were a defining epoch for western military, diplomatic, and economic matters. Most of those years were marked by conflic…

  • The Saxon Mars and His Force

    The Saxon Mars and His Force
    av Alexander Querengasser

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866601

    This is the first detailed study of the origins of the standing Saxon army. Created by elector John George III (r. 1680-1691), it quickly won its laurels in the battle of Vienna (1683) and later in campaigns against the Ottomans and the French. This…

  • The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715

    The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118853

    The volume starts in an age of intolerance: the Protestant tragedy in France and the Irish tragedy. Tens of thousands of Protestants fled France. Various military and political events of the later 1680s, notably the “Glorious Revolution”…

  • Italy, Piedmont & the War of the Spanish Succession

    Italy, Piedmont & the War of the Spanish Succession
    av Ciro Paoletti

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336493

    The War of Spanish Succession is well known in English concerning Flanders and Germany, not that much concerning Spain, not at all about Italy. Italian front was so important that the French considered it as important as the German one, and committe…

  • The Second Battle of Preston, 1715: The Last Battle on English Soil

    The Second Battle of Preston, 1715: The Last Battle on English Soil

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781915070319

  • Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 3

    Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 3
    av Bruno Mugnai

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118846

    Conflicts between Christian powers and the Ottoman Empire displayed completely different characteristics compared to other contemporary wars fought in Europe, war without mercy being the norm. The tones adopted by Western literature to describe the…

  • The Colonial Ironsides: English Expeditions Under the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1650 - 1660

    The Colonial Ironsides: English Expeditions Under the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1650 - 1660

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781915070371

  • The Campaigns of Sir William Waller, 1642-1645

    The Campaigns of Sir William Waller, 1642-1645
    av Laurence Spring

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866564

    Nothing sums up the tragedy of the English Civil War more than the friendship between Sir William Waller and his opponent Sir Ralph Hopton as “this war without an enemy.”However, Waller was also a general respected by both sides during t…

  • To Settle the Crown

    To Settle the Crown
    av Jonathan Worton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777985

    While the First, or 'Great', English Civil War of 1642-6 was largely contested at regional and county level, in often hard-fought and long-lasting local campaigns, historians often still continue to dwellon the well-known major battles, such as Edge…

  • We Came, We Saw, God Conquered

    We Came, We Saw, God Conquered

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059742

    Previous Polish experience from the war against Ottoman Turks in 1672-1676 made their contribution vital for coalition war effort in 1683. No surprise then, that Sobieski was chosen as commander of joint forces and that Poles deployed on ancient pla…

  • Despite Destruction, Misery and Privations?

    Despite Destruction, Misery and Privations?
    av Michal Paradowski

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336455

    Before he entered Germany in 1630, Swedish King Gustav II Adolf had to face Polish army in Prussia. Between 1626 and 1629, under command of brilliant Hetman Stanislaw Koniecpolski, Poles were engaged in bitter struggle against Swedes. During this co…

  • The Battle of Montgomery, 1644

    The Battle of Montgomery, 1644
    av Jonathan Worton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096238

    Reflecting on the Battle of Montgomery, Sir Thomas Myddelton - who had jointly commanded the victorious Parliamentarian Army - later described it as: 'as great a victory as hath been gained in any part of the kingdom'. Fought on 18 September 1644 in…

  • Cannon Played from the Great Fort

    Cannon Played from the Great Fort
    av Richard Israel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336509

    The battlefields of Edgehill, Newbury and Marston Moor are superlatives with the middle of the 17th-century conflict known as the English Civil War, and whilst their importance to the conflict is undeniable, they detract from the power struggle that…

  • The Anglo-Spanish War 1655-1660 Volume 2

    The Anglo-Spanish War 1655-1660 Volume 2

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059711

    In 1655 Oliver Cromwell, England's Lord Protector, sent a fleet to attack and seize Spanish possessions in South America. After initial failure on Hispaniola the English occupied Jamaica and in so doing started a five year war with Spain in the West…

  • The Bravest Battell

    The Bravest Battell
    av Serena Jones

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390977

    The battle of Cheriton, in March 1644, was a decisive yet unexpected defeat for the Hampshire detachment of King Charles’s ‘Oxford Army’. Despite starting the day in a strong position on high ground, by the end of it the Royalists…

  • Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 5

    Wars and Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 5
    av Bruno Mugnai

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059285

    In December 1640, the native dynasty of Braganza ascended to the Portuguese Throne. This event heralded the end Spanish domination in Portugal that had started in 1580. Following the Restoration, an ill-prepared Portuguese David found itself having…

  • No Armour but Courage

    No Armour but Courage

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059575

    Few army officers of King Charles I shone as bright as George Lisle during the English Civil Wars, yet have drawn so little attention from subsequent historians. Born in London in 1615, Lisle's father was a well-connected publisher and monopolist, a…

  • For a Parliament Freely Chosen

    For a Parliament Freely Chosen
    av Andrew Abram

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059322

    Grounded in primary archival research and published sources, this book provides a focused, and up-to-date assessment of the rebellion aimed at overthrowing the recalled Rump Parliament, led by Sir George Booth in 1659. Although nominally part of a w…

  • The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715  Volume 4

    The Armies and Wars of the Sun King 1643-1715  Volume 4
    av Rene Chartrand

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336448

    This fourth and final part of our study concentrates on the early 18th century War of Spanish Succession. It was the largest and most difficult conflict in Europe since the Thirty Years War and unsurpassed until the Napoleonic Wars. It started becau…

  • The Perfection of Military Discipline

    The Perfection of Military Discipline
    av Mark W. Shearwood

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118877

    The book re-evaluates both the plug bayonet as a weapon and its implementation which fundamentally changed how it impacted both the formation and tactics of all armies of the long seventeen century. The plug bayonets reputation was marred by General…

  • The Battle of Killiecrankie

    The Battle of Killiecrankie
    av Jonathan D. Oates

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390984

    There has not been an account of the first attempt made in Scotland to restore the exiled Stuarts at the end of the seventeenth century for three decades; most accounts stop with the death of the movement’s first leader, ‘Bonnie Dundee&#…

  • The Shogun's Soldiers: The Daily Life of Samurai and Soldiers in EDO Period Japan, 1603-1721

    The Shogun's Soldiers: The Daily Life of Samurai and Soldiers in EDO Period Japan, 1603-1721

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781915070333

  • Wars & Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV  Volume 4

    Wars & Soldiers in the Early Reign of Louis XIV Volume 4
    av Bruno Mugnai

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336431

    It has been a commonly held historical belief that in the second half of the 17th century, the Spanish army suffered such catastrophic defeats that it effectively brought about the collapse of the state as a major player on the European stage. The w…

  • New Approaches to the Military History of the English Civil War

    New Approaches to the Military History of the English Civil War
    av Ismini Pells

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096443

    In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in the military history of the English Civil War and its associated conflicts in Ireland and Scotland. Historians are increasingly paying attention to the ‘actualities of war’ (to use Si…

  • Charles X's Wars Volume 1

    Charles X's Wars Volume 1

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059759

    The book describes and analyses the 'Swedish Deluge' (potop szwedski), the devastating 1655-1660 wars fought between Sweden, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Brandenburg-Prussia, Muscovite Russia, Transylvania, Cossack Ukraine, the Tatar Khanate…

  • The Lion from the North

    The Lion from the North
    av Michael Fredholm von Essen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118839

    The book describes and analyses the early modern Swedish army during the Thirty Years War after the death in 1632 of King Gustavus Adolphus. At this time, military operations were handled by field marshals under the overall command of the Swedish Ch…

  • Reconstructing the New Model Army

    Reconstructing the New Model Army
    av Malcolm Wanklyn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777886

    A major gap in the body of work available in print to researchers into the military history of the English Civil War is army lists of the New Model Army. Reconstructing the New Model Army, of which this is the second volume, presents for the first t…

  • The Perfect Militia

    The Perfect Militia

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059728

    This book covers an important part of British military history, namely the Trained Bands of the early Stuart period, 1603 - 1642. Both James I and Charles I tried to create a perfect militia during their reigns but how far did they get in achieving…

  • 'Essential Agony'

    'Essential Agony'
    av Arran Johnston

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866588

    On 3 September 1650, two former allies fought a bitter clash of arms in the rain-soaked fields around the quiet seaside town of Dunbar. For one, it was a signal mercy which cemented his reputation and paved the way for political as well as military…

  • Marlborough?S Other Army

    Marlborough?S Other Army
    av Nicholas Dorrell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628408

    An often neglected aspect of Marlborough’s war is its crucial campaign in Spain and Portugal, also known as the First Peninsula War of 1702–1712. Whilst this campaign was critical to the outcome of the war, relatively little information…