8 December 1994
Show More The New Model Army in England, Ireland and Scotland, 1645-53 by Ian Gentles.
Blackwell, 590 pp., £14.99, January 1994, 0 631 19347 2Show More
“... a furious debate at the General Council of the New Model Army, which was meeting in Putney at the height of the English Revolution. The debate was scribbled down in shorthand by the Army secretary, William Clarke, who had a remarkable knack for appearing at and recording decisive historical events. He was, for instance, on the scaffold at Westminster 14 months later, on a cold January morning in 1649 ...”