‘ESSENTIAL AGONY’ THE BATTLE OF DUNBAR 1650
228pp., illus.incl.8 colour plates, 12 maps, P.B. 2019. In England, Dunbar is remembered as one of Cromwell’s most brilliant victories. In Scotland, as an avoidable tragedy caused by the placement of blind faith over sound judgement. And for those whose ancestors suffered in its terrible aftermath, it is a story of both sorrow and survival.