Saturday, 16 February 2013

Torrington 1646

This battle the last major action of the 1st Civil War took place today. The battle is depicted in Rosemary Sutcliff's novel 'Simon'. I remember reading this book at school - any of you remember it?

3 comments:

Steve-the-Wargamer said...

Oh yes... and those truly beautiful illustrations by the mighty William Stobbs...

Steve-the-Wargamer said...

...who illustrated for another of my favourite authors Ronald Welch, as well...

Dan said...

My wife still has her copy. I must get round to reading it!