English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") in the Kingdom of England over, principally, the manner of its government. Conflict also took place in Scotland and Ireland at this time. The war ended with the execution of Charles I and the replacement of English monarchy with the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell's rule.
Prior to the English Civil War of the 17th century, several other English conflicts were termed "civil wars", including The Anarchy (1135–54) and the Wa
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The English Civil War: A People’s History
The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution
God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars
The King's Peace, 1637-1641 (The Great Rebellion)
The Black Madonna (Roundheads and Cavaliers, #1)
The English Civil Wars, 1642-1651 (Essential Histories 58)
The King's War, 1641-1647 (The Great Rebellion)
The King's General
The English Civil War (Wordsworth Military Library)
Cavaliers and Roundheads: The English Civil War, 1642-1649
Cromwell
As Meat Loves Salt
The English Civil Wars, 1640-1660
The Moon in the Water (Heron, #1)
Naseby 1645: The triumph of the New Model Army

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Bertrand Russell
The career of Puritanism has been curious. It held brief power in England in the seventeenth century, but so disgusted the mass of ordinary citizens that they have never again allowed it to control the Government. The Puritans, persecuted in England, colonised New England, and subsequently the Middle West. The American Civil War was a continuation of the English Civil War, the Southern States having been mainly colonised by opponents of the Puritans. But unlike the English Civil War, it led to a ...more
Bertrand Russell, Sceptical Essays

Charles Cordell
As one, they yelled the name of a princess butchered, a child locked in a barren convent, the last drifting snow of Glyndŵr. ‘Gwenllian!
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