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The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Henry Reece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

From 1649–1660 England was ruled by a standing army for the only time in its history. The nature of that military rule was far more complex and nuanced than has traditionally been appreciated. This ... More

Defending English GroundWar and Peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460–1542

Defending English Ground: War and Peace in Meath and Northumberland, 1460–1542

Steven G. Ellis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199696291
eISBN:
9780191799945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696291.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

A key duty of Renaissance monarchy was the defence of the subject. For the English monarchy, the rule and defence from enemies beyond the long-landed frontiers in Ireland and the English far north ... More

Embodying the Militia in Georgian England

Embodying the Militia in Georgian England

Matthew McCormack

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703648
eISBN:
9780191772832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703648.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The militia was a key institution in Georgian England, and arguably one that was very characteristic of its age. A ‘militia’ is an informal military organization made up of part-time civilians rather ... More

Turncoats and RenegadoesChanging Sides during the English Civil Wars

Turncoats and Renegadoes: Changing Sides during the English Civil Wars

Andrew Hopper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199575855
eISBN:
9780191744617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575855.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This book examines the practice of changing sides during the English civil wars. It examines the extent and significance of side-cshanging in England and Wales, but also includes comparative material ... More

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