The civill vvarres of England :
briefly related from His Majesties first setting up his standard 1641 to this present personall hopefull treaty ; with the lively effigies and eulogies of the chief commanders /
collected by John Leycester [not by Leycester].
|Main Creator:||Ricraft, Josiah, fl. 1645-1679.|
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London : Reprinted for T. Rodd by J. Compton, 1818.
Falsely stated on t.p. to have been collected by John Leycester, who supplied "An addition of the late proceedings of the army to this present [September 1648]" (p. 129-136) cf. Dict. of nat. biog., v. 48, p. 268-269.
Reprint. Originally published: London : J. Hancock, 1649.
Includes facs. of the t.p. of the original 1647 edition which reads: A survey of Englands champions and truths faithfull patriots, or, A chronologicall recitement of the principall proceedings of the most worthy commanders of the prosperous armies ... by Josiah Ricraft, consists of three earlier works by Ricraft, with a few pages added.
"A perfect list of the many victories obtained ... by the Parliaments forces under the command of ... Robert Earl of Essex and Ewe ... 1642 ... to the 14 of June, 1645" : p. 85-103.
"A perfect list of the many victories obtained ... by the Parliaments forces under the command of ... Sir Thomas Fairfax ... May, 1645 to ... June ... 1646": p. 104-113.
Physical description: 136 p.,  leaves of plates : ports ; 20 cm.
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