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Colonel Greatheart

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This is an unusual story of the English Civil War. There is a good account of the Battle of Newbury, and many historic figures appear: Cromwell (very prominent), Ireton, Prince Rupert, Charles I, Fairfax, and Lambert. The setting for this tale of men and arms is taken from the stirring days of the Bavaliers and the Roundheads, of Puritans and the so-called malignants; but ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by 1873 Press
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A Don Quixote figure during the English civil war, who nevertheless succeeds at all he does. Great romance with an unlikely heroine emerging at the end.

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