The First British Army 1624-1628
Author : Laurence Spring True, the concept of Britain dates back to Roman times, but it was James I that founded Britain in the modern sense. With his accession to the throne in 1603 for the first time Scotland, England,...
The Battle of Montgomery 1644
The English Civil War in the Welsh Borderlands Author : Jonathan Worton 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...
Spanish Armada 1588
Author : Andy CallanArtist : Peter DennisIn this title in the Battle for Britain series, well-known historical illustrator Peter Dennis takes the battle out to sea, supplying all the artwork needed to create the navies which clashed in the English...
Famous By My Sword
The Army of Montrose and the Millitary Revolution by Charles Singleton A brilliant young poet, leading a gallant band whose epic adventure ends in defeat, betrayal and execution. Montrose was a doomed King's general who dared to win - and...
'Better Begging Than Fighting
Paperback: 136 pages Cromwell s alliance with France in 1657 opened for the English Republic and Charles II s army in exile a new theatre of war in Flanders - in addition to England s ongoing war with Spain. It resulted...