The Road to Farndon Field: Explaining the Massacre of the Royalist Women at Naseby
Tags: MASSACRES; NASEBY, Battle of, Naseby, England, 1645; GREAT Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649; ROYALISTS -- History; WOMEN -- Crimes against; WOMEN in war; WITCHCRAFT; MUTILATION & maiming; MILITARY personnel
- ACTING IN THE FIELD. Astington, John H. // Theatre Notebook;2006, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p129
The article identifies theater actors who participated in the civil wars in Great Britain in 1642 to early 1650s. Michael Mohun was one of those who enagaged in securing Chichester, England and was captured as a prisoner of war. Charles Hart and Robert Shatterell were two of those who involved...
- WHY DID CHARLES I FIGHT AT NASEBY? Cust, Richard // History Today;Oct2005, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p10
This article re-examines the decision of Charles I to fight the New Model Army in Naseby, England. It was arguably the single biggest military blunder of the English Civil War. His army of between 9,000 and 10,000 men was heavily outnumbered by Fairfax's force of around 15,000 and went down to a...
- Naseby's Pioneering Archaeologist. Evans, Martin Marix // History Today;Apr2009, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p4
This month marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edward FitzGerald, best known as the translator of the Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyám. Less well-known is his groundbreaking survey of Naseby, site of the decisive battle of the English Civil War.
- Pastimes OR. // History Today;Aug2012, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p70
An historical quiz is presented, which includes questions concerning the Battle of Naseby in the English Civil War on June 14, 1645, Welsh ruler Owen Glendower, and the education of German theologian Martin Luther.
- Charles, Cromwell and Channon. // History Today;Apr89, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p4
Discusses efforts to preserve from highway development the Naseby battlefield in Northamptonshire, England, site of an important English Civil War battle between Oliver Cromwell and Charles I. Details of the battle; Proposed highway plans for the area; Significance of the site to British history.
- Naseby 1645: Triumph of the New Model Army. Guttman, Jon // British Heritage;Nov2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p62
The article reviews the book "Naseby 1645: Triumph of the New Model Army."
- FGM: A Universal Issue. // Humanist;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p46
No abstract available.
- An army of Knotters is out in strength (there's a war going on you know). Then its back to the... Barker, Paul // New Statesman;07/11/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4342, p54
Describes the historical reenactment of the battle between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists during the English Civil War by the Sealed Knot in Great Britain. Excitement created by the beat of marching drums; Inaccuracy of the musketeers' gun fire; Battle gear worn by pikemen; Appearance...
- Cavaliers and roundheads. Wannell, Tessa // In Britain;Aug96, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p50
No abstract available.