The Readiness of the People - The Formation and Emergence of the Army of the Fairfaxes, 1642-1643, by A.J. Hopper
Published by the University of York Borthwick Papers in 1997, 27 pages. A5 size booklet (N3562)
This booklet provides an excellent short assessment of Yorkshire during the early period of the English Civil War......
Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1612-1671) was an important land owner in Yorkshire and a key supporter of parliament, and when the civil war broke out he was appointed as commander of all parliamentary forces in the north. This booklet examines the formation and emergence of his army in the north, at a time when Yorkshire was divided and Royalist forces loyal to the king massively outnumbered their parliamentarian enemies......
This booklet is a must read for anyone interested in the local history of Yorkshire, as well as people with a more particular interest in the history of the English Civil War
Condition of the booklet is excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.