From Furness to Liverpool, and from the Wyre estuary to Manchester and Warrington - civil war actions, battles, sieges and skirmishes took place in virtually every corner of Lancashire. Presenting the history of the Lancashire civil wars, this work explains the events which our ancestors witnessed in the cause either of king or parliament.
A narrative of the civil war period in Lancashire, including the sieges of Lathom House, the 'massacre' at Bolton, the Battle of Preston and many other nationally important military engagements within the county.
Captures in descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft years ago. This book features a couple and their young daughter, who fresh from city life, immerse themselves in the practicalities of looking after sheep, cattle and hens, mending fences, baking bread and surviving the Scottish winters.
This long-awaited book will be the only full history of Halifax available. The town has a wonderfully rich and interesting past, celebrated and enhanced by recent developments, all covered in A History of Halifax. Whether the book is bought as a treat for self or as a gift, it will inform and delight in equal measure.
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