Arguably the most famous battle of the English Civil War, Marston Moor is an ideal subject for the Battleground Series. It follows on from the success of Naseby, the first title in the Series Civil War coverage. In this exciting analysis of the battle the Author has captured the atmosphere and made it possible for the visitor to the Yorkshire battlefield to get the most out of the experience. Marston Moor was an extremely bitter and costly battle and a defeat for the Royalist cause that had major implications for King Charles 1. One result was that the key city of York was lost thereby seriously weakening the King's grip on the North.
Having left school aged 15 no-one expected David Clark to become a senior teacher and academic. Following evening classes and then full time further education he has held numerous appointments in the academic world. He has surveyed every major and many minor battlefield in the UK and has written a series of articles for History For All. He lives at Kettering, Northants.