Booklet published by Stuart Press, 48 pages. A5 size booklet (N6613)
In early July 1643 two major battles were fought near Bath and Devizes which determined the fate of the westcountry for .much of the English Civil War. This booklet outlines the background to the battles, the battles themselves and the forces involved. From the introduction: Contents include:
Parliamentarians Cavalry (including Sir William Waller's Brigade, Hazelrig's Cuirassiers, Devonshire Horse, Bristol Garrison Horse, Gloucestershire Horse, Somerset Horse)
The Royalists (including The Cornish Army and The Oxford Cavalry Brigade)
The Lansdown Roundway campaign June - July 1643 (including South Somerset, Chewton Mendip, Bradford on Avon, Lansdown, Roundway)
The Background to the Battles
Parliamentarians Infantry (including Sir John Herrick's Foot, Tom Essex's Foot, Gloucestershire Foot, Somerset Foot, Bristol Garrison Foot, Wiltshire Foot)
Parliamentarians Artillery and Staff
Three maps, including Roundway Down, The Lansdown Battlefield, and The Campaign to Lansdown
The condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover has one or two minor scuffs, but the staple spine is intact, and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound.
There is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.