02.12 - The Second Bishops' War

Pax Britannica: A History of the British Empire show

Summary: The fragile peace finally breaks, and Alexander Leslie leads the Army of the Covenant into England. The Scots go out of their way to avoid violence against the English population, determined to keep their southern neighbours on their side. Charles' ill-prepared army musters to stop them. Listen to 10 American Presidents: https://pod.link/958858173 Listen to the History of the Netherlands: https://pod.link/1455131158 Check out the podcast website: https://www.paxbritannica.info Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PodBritannica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BritannicaPax Patreon: https://Patreon.com/PaxBritannica Donate: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=8E2QUGEYZPBHL For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful: Adams, Goodare, Scotland in the Age of Two Revolutions Russell, C The Causes of the English Civil War Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660 Harris, T. Rebellion  Keynon, Ohlmeyer, The Civil Wars James Miller, ‘The Scottish mercenary as a migrant labourer in Europe, 1550-1650’, in Erik-Jan Zürcher (ed), Fighting for a Living Book Subtitle: A Comparative Study of Military Labour 1500-2000 Smith, David, The Stuart Parliaments, 1603-1689 Alexia Grosjean, Steve Murdoch, Alexander Leslie and the Scottish generals of the Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 Steve Murdoch (ed), Scotland and the Thirty Years' War Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices