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    DescriptionCrown, Covenant and Cromwell is a groundbreaking military history of the Great Civil War or rather the last Anglo-Scottish War as it was fought in Scotland and by Scottish armies in England between 1639 and 1651. While the politics of the time are necessarily touched upon, it is above all the story of those armies and the men who marched in them under generals such as Alexander Leslie, the illiterate soldier of fortune who became Earl of Leven, James Graham, Marquis of Montrose and of course Oliver Cromwell, the fenland farmer and Lord Protector of England.Historians sometimes seem to regard battles as rather too exciting to be a respectable field of study, but determining just how that battle was won or lost is often just as important as unravelling the underlying reasons why it came to be fought in the first place or the consequences that followed. Here, Stuart Reid, one of Scotland's leading military historians, brings the campaigns and battles of those far off unhappy times to life in a fast-paced and authoritative narrative as never before.This book sheds welcome new light on what to many are very obscure corners of the Civil Wars and will be essential reading for students of the period.

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    Crown Covenant and Cromwell
    The Civil Wars in Scotland 1639 - 1651
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stuart Reid
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    ISBN 13: 9781848326873
    ISBN 10: 1848326874

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    Abridged Dewey: 941
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    LC classification: DA
    DC22: 941.1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037040
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    16 pages of plates
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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    19 January 2013
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    STUART REID was born in Aberdeen in 1954 into a family with a tradition of service in the Army stretching back through the battle of Mons to Culloden and beyond. He is the author of several books, mainly on Scottish related military history including Like Hungry Wolves which is widely regarded as the definitive study of the battle of Culloden and The Secret War for Texas which was awarded the Summerfield G. Roberts Medal.