Battles in Britain is a detailed account of all the major battles fought on British soil from 1066 to 1746. It sets them against their political and historical background, and provides an analysis of each action and the results of the battles. It contains a guide to all the battlefields including road directions, battle plans and drawings showing key developments, and specially commissioned aerial photographs, keyed with the position of troops during the battles.
Wordsworth Editions (UK) 1997/Casemate Books (US) 1998 [This nicely illustrated book combines two previous books, Battles in Britain and their Political Background, Volume I: 1066-1547 and Battles in Britain and their Political Background, Volume II: 1642-1746. The battles/campaigns featured are: Fulford and Stamford Bridge, 20 & 25 September 1066; Hastings, 14 October 1066; Lewes, 14 May 1264; the Evesham Campaign, June-August 1265; Stiring Bridge and Falkirk, 11 September 1297 & 22 July 1298; Bannockburn, 23-24 June 1314; a general survey of the Wars of the Roses, 1455-1471; Second Battle of St. Albans, 17 February 1461; Towton, 29 March 1461; Barnet, 14 April 1471; Tewkesbury, 4 May 1471; Bosworth Field, 22 August 1485; Flodden, 9 September 1513; Pinkie Cleuch, 10 September 1547; the First Civil War (the protagonists, their arms, armies, and armaments, 1642-1646; Edgehill, 23 October 1642; First Battle of Newbury, 20 September 1643; Cheriton, 29 March 1644; Marston Moor, 2 July 1644; Naseby, 14 June, 1645; Montrose's battles, May-August 1645; Charles II's Civil War 1650-51; Sedgemoor, 6 July 1685; the First Jacobite Rising, 1715-19; and the Second Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-46.]
The review of this Book prepared by Sahil