Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars by Stuart ReidScots Armies of the English Civil Wars by Stuart Reid

Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars

byStuart ReidIllustratorGraham Turner

Paperback | August 3, 2010

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In the summer of 1642 the First Civil War between king and parliament had broken out in England. Initially both sides were confident of victory, but after the first campaigns ended in stalemate they began looking for allies. The meddling of the Stuart Kings with Scotland's religious traditions provoked the National Covenant, and later the Solemn League and Covenant. Yet many Scots continued to support the King, and after his execution, his exiled son.This fine text by Stuart Reid examines the Scots armies who fought in the English Civil Wars (1642-1651), and features numerous illustrations and photographs, including full page colour plates by Graham Turner.
Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in 1954. His lifelong interest in military history has led to a longstanding involvement in historical re-enactment, which has broadened into work as a military advisor-cum-troop-instructor for film companies. His previous titles for Osprey include a three-volume work in the Men-at-Arms series on King G...
Title:Scots Armies of the English Civil WarsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.55 × 7.13 × 0.11 inPublished:August 3, 2010Publisher:Bloomsbury USA

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ISBN - 10:1855328364

ISBN - 13:9781855328365

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Mobilisation · Clothing and Equipment · Paying for the Army · Flags and Standards · The Army at Dunbar · The Plates