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An excellent introduction for the layman.
As Royle correctly surmises, this terrible conflict that engulfed the British Isles, was, for years, purely presented as an... Read more
This is an excellent book and if you only read one book about the English civil war, make it this one.Very readable and the best 'what happened next' study I have read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ray137
History didn't do it for me at school, but now I find it fascinating, off with his head !
& we are still living with the effects today !
I'm interested in the subject and I know something about it, too, so I surprised myself by wanting to give up on the book after about 1/4 had been read. Read morePublished on 24 Nov. 2012 by C. G. Horner
Trevor Royle's book on the Civil War certainly does what it says on the cover - it details the events of the Civil War as they effect not just England but Scotland and Ireland too. Read morePublished on 7 July 2012 by Neil Lennon
I enjoyed this book. The narrative is long and highly detailed but easy reading. Trevor Royle brings to life all the characters and events of the mid 17th century. Read morePublished on 15 Oct. 2011 by G Beck