Cromwell: An Honourable Enemy: The Untold Story of the Cromwellian Invasion of Ireland

Brandon, 1 ene. 1999 - 316 páginas
This long overdue evaluation of Cromwell's campaign in Ireland, published on the 350th anniversary of that campaign, challenges all conventional interpretations. With an impressive mastery of detail, he marshals the facts and concludes that Cromwell's appalling reputation appears to be undeserved. Indeed, during the Irish mission he proved to be significantly more compassionate than some of his contemporaries, and he scrupulously adhered to the letter of the law of contemporary warfare.

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Interesting review of Cromwell's Ireland campaign. Revisionist in tone - attempts (successfully I think) to argue that the massacres associated with Cromwell at Drogheda and Wexford didn't involve ... Leer reseña completa


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