Naseby 1645

The Triumph of the New Model Army

By Martin Marix Evans; Graham Turner (Illustrator)
Osprey Publishing (UK), Paperback, 9781846030789, 96pp.

Publication Date: June 19, 2007

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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.

About the Author
Martin Marix Evans graduated in Law from Cambridge University and is something of a specialist in the history of World War I. He has written books on Ypres and Operation Market Garden, Passchendaele and the Battles of Ypres 1914-18 and the exploits of the American Expeditionary Force in France, 1917-1918.David Smith is a freelance writer on a variety of subjects. His main area of interest in US military history. He attended the University of Iowa and University of Hull for his degree in American Studies. He then completed his MA with distinction at the University of Liverpool in Military Studies; his thesis was on the American Revolution. He intends to complete his PhD on the American Civil War, and has been offered a fellowship by the University of Chester. The author lives in Chester, UK.

Praise For Naseby 1645

"In all this makes a superb read of one of those moments in history that shaped the course of things to come. A book I'm sure you will thoroughly enjoy." -Scott Van Aken, (July 2007)

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