Tag Archives: english civil war

Apr 14

Weekly Photo challenge: Monument

  On the 14th of June 1645,  the New Model Army under the command of Cromwell, Ireton and Fairfax, ( some 14,000 strong) took on the Royalist army, under the command of Prince Rupert of the Rhine (7,000 men and horse) in the fields around the village of Naseby. It was the decisive battle of […]

Henry Vaughan – This Writer’s Latest Muse…

Henry Vaughan – twin brother to Thomas, the Philosopher and Alchemist – was born in Newton upon Usk, Breconshire, Wales, in 1621. He went to Oxford with his brother (we think) but left to study Law in London. Unfortunately, this career choice was interrupted by the outbreak of Civil War in 1641. Briefly on the […]