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English Civil War books

See below for a selection of the latest books from English Civil War category. Presented with a red border are the English Civil War books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

'A Rabble of Gentility' The Royalist Northern Horse, 1644-45 by John Barratt 'A Rabble of Gentility' The Royalist Northern Horse, 1644-45

The story of the Royalist Northern Horse and its campaigns in 1644-45.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Following the Levellers, Volume One Political and Religious Radicals in the English Civil War and Revolution, 1645-1649 by Gary S. De Krey Following the Levellers, Volume One Political and Religious Radicals in the English Civil War and Revolution, 1645-1649

This book reinterprets the Leveller authorships of John Lilburne, Richard Overton and William Walwyn, and foregrounds the role of ordinary people in petitioning and protest during an era of civil war and revolution.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

A New Way of Fighting: Professionalism in the English Civil War Proceedings of the 2016 Helion and Company 'Century of the Soldier' Conference by Serena Jones A New Way of Fighting: Professionalism in the English Civil War Proceedings of the 2016 Helion and Company 'Century of the Soldier' Conference

Examines professionalism in the armed forces of the British Isles during the English Civil War period.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Civil War London A Military History of London Under Charles I and Oliver Cromwell by David Flintham Civil War London A Military History of London Under Charles I and Oliver Cromwell

A history of London during the English Civil Wars, including a guide to sites today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

John Lilburne and the Levellers Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On by John Rees John Lilburne and the Levellers Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On

John Lilburne (1615-1657), or 'Freeborn John' as he was called by the London crowd, was an important political agitator during the English Revolution. He was one of the leading figures in the Levellers, the short-lived but highly influential radical sect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

The English Civil War A Military History by Peter Gaunt The English Civil War A Military History

Sir, God hath taken away your eldest son by a cannon shot. It brake his leg. We were necessitated to have it cut off, whereof he died.'
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

The English Civil War in 100 Facts by Dr. Andrew Lacey The English Civil War in 100 Facts

Discover the history behind the facts
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Hey for Old Robin! The Campaigns and Armies of the Earl of Essex During the First Civil War, 1642-44 by Chris Scott, Alan Turton Hey for Old Robin! The Campaigns and Armies of the Earl of Essex During the First Civil War, 1642-44
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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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Coming Soon

The Last Army The Battle of Stow on the Wold and the End of the Civil War in the Welsh Marches by John Barratt The Last Army The Battle of Stow on the Wold and the End of the Civil War in the Welsh Marches

Although the Battle of Naseby (14 June 1645) is generally regarded as the decisive action of the First Civil War, dooming the Royalist cause to inevitable defeat, fierce fighting continued for over a year, including several pitched battles and numerous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

A Civil War Walk Around London by Robin Rowles A Civil War Walk Around London

Insight into the society, 'by sword divided', investigating all walks of life, from the lower classes, to the Lord Mayor himself
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2018

The British Civil Wars at Sea, 1638-1653 by Richard J. Blakemore, Elaine Murphy The British Civil Wars at Sea, 1638-1653
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A comprehensive overview of the subject, demonstrating that the maritime aspects of the civil wars were much more important than has hitherto been acknowledged.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2018

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Royal Renegades The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars by Linda Porter Royal Renegades The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

A vivid account of the children of Charles I and how they reacted when their calm and loving family life was shattered by the Civil War and the execution of their father.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

America's Needless Wars by David R. Contosta America's Needless Wars


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

My Revision Notes: AQA AS/A-level History: The English Revolution, 1625-1660 by Oliver Bullock My Revision Notes: AQA AS/A-level History: The English Revolution, 1625-1660

Target success in AQA AS/A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam preparation activities and exam-style questions to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/02/2017

The Cavalier Army Its Organisation and Everyday Life by Wilfrid Emberton The Cavalier Army Its Organisation and Everyday Life

The English Civil War of 1642-6 was one of the most formative periods of British history. This book, originally published in 1974, was one of the first to explore in depth the situation of the common soldier - how he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017

The Nature of the English Revolution by Lecturer in History and Fellow John (Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln) Morrill The Nature of the English Revolution

John Morrill has been at the forefront of modern attempts to explain the origins, nature and consequences of the English Revolution. These twenty essays -- seven either specially written or reproduced from generally inaccessible sources -- illustrate the main scholarly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2016

Revolt in the Provinces The People of England and the Tragedies of War 1634-1648 by J S Morrill Revolt in the Provinces The People of England and the Tragedies of War 1634-1648


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2016

No Armour but Courage Colonel Sir George Lisle, 1615-1648 by Serena Jones No Armour but Courage Colonel Sir George Lisle, 1615-1648

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,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2016

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