During the English Civil Wars the streets and fields of Yorkshire were fought over for the control of the county. In the bitter confrontation between king and Parliament, Yorkshire was the key to control of the North. This historical guide tells the story of this Yorkshire war, using contemporary accounts, early and modern maps and a wealth of other illustrations. It also provides detailed tours of the battlegrounds and other sites. Selling Points * Historical guide to the battles fought between Royalists and Roundheads in Yorkshire. * Analysis of the strategy, tactics, commanders. * Maps showing every twist and turn of each battle. * Tours of the present-day battlefields. * Based on the latest research. * Over 100 illustrations. Author Details David Cooke is an ex-serviceman with a passionate interest in the English Civil Wars and military history. As well as researching and writing about British battles, he frequently conducts guided tours of the battlefields. His previous publications include books on the battles of Adwalton Moor, Marston Moor and Stamford Bridge.
Series: Battlefield Britain
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 16th January 2004
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.8 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36