Naseby 1645

The triumph of the New Model Army

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Naseby 1645

The triumph of the New Model Army

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Osprey's study of the pivotal battle of the English Civil War (1642-1651). In 1645 the fate of the British monarchy hung in the balance as the Royalist Army under King Charles I fought the Parliamentarian Army for control of the country. In this book Martin Marix Evans gives a vivid account of the pivotal battle of Naseby. He introduces the origins of the campaign and explores the strengths and weaknesses of the opposing armies, including the famous New Model Army. Dramatic and fast-paced first-hand accounts tell how the fighting unfolded on that fateful day. Featuring strategic maps and new information regarding the troops and battlefield, the author uses his unparalleled knowledge of the terrain, as well as archaeological evidence, to piece together a remarkable blow-by-blow account of the battle that lost the King his throne.

Table of Contents

Introduction/The Origins of the Campaign/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Armies/Opposing Plans/The Campaigns/The battle of Naseby/Aftermath/Battlefield Today/Index

Product details

Published Jun 19 2007
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781846030789
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 31 b/w; 38 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 185
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Martin Marix Evans

Martin Marix Evans is a professional writer.


Graham Turner

Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, spec…


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