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Some of these also contained useful primary source extracts and images.

Adair, John. By the sword divided: eyewitness accounts of the English Civil War. London, 1983.

Bennett, Martyn. The Civil Wars experienced: Britain and Ireland, 1638-1661. London, 2000.

Carlton, Charles. Going to the wars: the experience of the British civil wars 1638-1651. London, 1992

Cressy, David. Birth, marriage and death: ritual, religion and the life-cycle in Tudor and Stuart England. Oxford, 1997.

Durston, Christopher. The family in the English Revolution. Oxford, 1989.

Fraser, Antonia. The weaker vessel: woman's lot in seventeenth-century England. London, 1984.

Hill, Christopher. The world turned upside down: radical ideas during the English revolution. 1972.

Hill, Christopher. The century of revolution, 1603-1714. London, 1974.

Kenyon, John et al (eds). The civil wars: a military history of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1638-1660. Oxford, 1998.

Mendelson, Sara. 'Stuart women's diaries and occasional memoirs', in Mary Prior (ed), Women in English society 1500-1800. London, 1985.

O'Dowd, Mary. 'Women and war in Ireland in the 1640s', in M MacCurtain and M O'Dowd (eds), Women in early modern Ireland. Edinburgh, 1991.

Ollard, Richard. This war without an enemy: a history of the English civil war. Fontana, 1976.

Slater, Miriam. Family life in the seventeenth century: the Verneys of Claydon House London, 1984.