George Goring (1608-1657): Caroline Courtier and Royalist General

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 392 pages
George Goring was to many the archetypal cavalier, and has often been portrayed as possessing all the worst characteristics associated with the followers of King Charles I. In this biography of Goring, the main events of his life are interwoven with the wider history of his age.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Family Fortunes to 1628
5
A Young Man of the World 16281633
25
In the Service of the Dutch 16331637
43
Service at Portsmouth and in the Bishops Wars 16381640
63
Colonel Goring and the Army Plot November 1640December 1641
83
Choosing Sides 1642
113
Victory Defeat and Imprisonment January 1643March 1644
139
Campaigning with King Charles at Lostwithiel and Second Newbury JulyOctober 1644
185
An Independent Command November 1644April 1645
215
Generalissimo of the West MayJune 1645
247
Defeat and Withdrawal JulyDecember 1645
279
Sword for Hire 16461657
321
Conclusion
361
Select Bibliography
369
Copyright

Return to the North and Marston Moor AprilJuly 1644
161

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About the author (2007)

Florene S. Memegalos lectures on British and European history at Hunter College, City University of New York, USA.

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