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  • Dunbar 1650
  • Written by Stuart Reid
    Illustrated by Graham Turner
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Dunbar 1650

Cromwell's most famous victory

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Osprey's study of the most famous battle of the Third English Civil War (1649-1651). Having already allied with his father, the Scots’ acceptance of Charles II as king in 1649 caused deep suspicion in England. In July 1650, Oliver Cromwell led a powerful force across the Scottish border to remove the problem. For six weeks Cromwell waged a frustrating campaign against a Scots enemy that refused to meet him in battle. By the beginning of September Cromwell’s army, poorly supplied, exhausted and ravaged by sickness, was apparently trapped at Dunbar by a powerful Scots army. On 3 September he won his greatest military victory just outside the town, but in this book Stuart Reid suggests that his triumph may in fact have begun as a breakout attempt.

  • Dunbar 1650 by Stuart Reid
  • June 24, 2004
  • History - Military
  • Osprey Publishing
  • $21.95
  • 9781841767741

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