168 pages of colour rich information with an introduction by writer Charles Singleton, this supplement for Pike & Shotte describes the history, armies, personalities and battles of the English Civil War. Included are detailed scenarios based on some of the most famous battles, complete with maps and orders of battle/army lists for the main protagonists.
Crammed full of detailed background information, including:
The Early Reign of Charles I
The Bishops’ Wars and the Short Parliament
Rebellion in Ireland
The First Civil War
The Second Civil War
Another War with Scotland
Plus a comprehensive Civil War Timeline and detailed look at the armies of the civil war who were the infantry, the cavalry and artillery, how were they organised and fielded.
The author then takes you on through the tactics of the Civil War and the military revolution of the period where the Dutch and Swedish systems were learnt and employed, and indeed explained here in detail along with more Civil War tactics.
Profiles of the Royalist and Parliamentarian Commanders.
Full colour guide to the colours used by participants in the Civil War.
Early war army lists for the Scots Covenanter Army of the Bishops’ Wars.
Bishops’ Wars Scots Royalist and English Pre Civil War Army.
The Royalist Army Lists:
The Early Royalist Army
The King’s Oxford Army
The Early Oxford Army
The Late Oxford Army
The Royalist Cornish Army, 1643
The Royalist Western Army, 1644
The Royalist Northern Army
Welsh Marshes and the Anglo-Irish
Battle Scenarios include:
The Battle Of Brentford 12 November 1642
The Battle Of Chalgrove Field 18 June 1643
The Battle Of Adwalton Moor 30 June 1643
The Battle Of Lansdown Hill 5 July 1642
plus a battle report for the battle of Nantwich 24 January 1644
The Parliamentarian Army Lists covering:
The Army under Lord Essex
The Armies of Sir William Waller
Fairfax’s Northern Army
The Army of the Eastern Association
The New Model Army
Specific Battle Scenarios include:
The Battle Of Cheriton 19 March 1644
The Battle Of Omskirk 20 August 1644
The Battle Report Of The Second Battle Of Newbury 27 October 1644
The Battle Of Wistanstow 8 June 1645
The Battle Of Torrington 16 February 1646
The Scottish Army Lists include:
The Scots Royalist Army of the Marquis of Montrose
The Scots Royalist Army of 1644
The Scots Royalist Army of 1645
The ‘Traditional’ Montrose Army
Further battle scenarios look at:
The Battle Of Aberdeen 13 September 1644
Battle Report For The Battle Of Inverlochy 2nd February 1645
The Battle Of Benburb 5 June 1646
The Battle Of Winwick Pass 19 August 1648
The Irish Army Lists Include:
The Irish Catholic Confederate
Ormond Irish Royalist Alliance Army
Special 'Period’ specific rules:
’Late Misery of War' 8 pages of detailed campaign rules
10 pages of glorious siege rules
Released: 28 April 2017