THE MOST HEAVY STROKE: THE BATTLE OF ROUNDWAY DOWN 1643
208pp., illus., maps, 8 colour uniform & flag plates, P.B. 2018. Sir William Waller called his defeat at the Battle of Roundway Down, the most heavy stroke that ever befell him. He also said it turned victory into mourning and glory into shame. Indeed his loss in July 1643 was both dramatic and unexpected but what exactly happened has posed questions to historians for many generations.