THE ARMY IN CROMWELLIAN ENGLAND, 1649-1660
288pp., b/w illus., P.B. 2016 reissue. From 1649-1660 England was ruled by a standing army for the only time in its history. The first section looks at the size of the army, its material needs, promotion structure, and political engagement. The second part considers the impact of the military presence on society. The final section re-evaluates the army’s role in the political events from Cromwell’s death to the restoration of the Stuart monarchy.