• 1655: Year of crisis

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (The Cromwell Association, 2006)
      This journal articles discusses problems faced by Oliver Cromwell in 1655 - the failure of the first Protectorate Parliament, political disaffection within the army, royalist plots, the massacre of Waldensian Protestants in northern Italy, failure of the Western Design, legal challenges, financial problems, and personal issues.
    • Barthomley Church and the Civil War

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (Cheshire Community Council and Chester College, 1995)
      This articles discusses the history of Barthomley Church in south-east Cheshire, particularly the Barthomley massacre in December 1643 during the English Civil War
    • The Battle of Dunbar and Cromwell's Scottish campaign

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (The Cromwell Association, 2001-01-01)
      This article discusses Cromwell's religious beliefs and personal faith, as demonstrated throughout the Scottish campaign of 1650-1651.
    • The Battle of Gainsborough, 28 July 1643

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (The Cromwell Association, 1998-01-01)
      This article discusses the role played by Oliver Cromwell during the Battle of Gainsborough in 1643.
    • Chester's role in the Civil War

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (The Cromwell Association, 1995)
      This article discusses the role Chester played in the English Civil War. Chester was a key royalist centre and a focul point for the royalist cause in much of north Wales and the northern Marches. Chester remained royalist until February 1646 and reasons for this are discussed.
    • The correspondence of Henry Cromwell, 1655–1659

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (Cambridge University Press, 2008-07-10)
      This edited volume of Henry Cromwell's correspondence includes an introductory chapter which outlines his life and career, explores his handling of Ireland, and highlights the principal and varied Irish and English issues covered within his correspondence. The majority of the letters cover the period between the summer of 1655 to spring 1659 when he governed Ireland for the Lord Protector, his father Oliver Cromwell, and his elder brother, Richard Cromwell.
    • A Cromwellian landscape: Oliver Cromwell and the urban and rural environments of Britain

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (Manchester University Press, 2012-02-22)
      This book chapter discusses Oliver Cromwell's links with various parts of the Britain and Ireland.
    • Documents for schools: The letter-books of Sir William Brereton

      Jackson, Maggie; Gaunt, Peter (Cheshire Community Council and Chester College, 1995)
      This article discusses the letter-books of Sir William Brereton, who led the Parliamentary war effort in Cheshire during the English Civil War. The extracts are intended for use at key stage 3 in the national curriculum, unit 2, "the making of the United Kingdom: crowns, Parliaments and peoples, 1500-1750."
    • The English civil wars, 1642-1651

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (Osprey, 2003-08-20)
      This book discusses the causes, course and consequences of the English Civil War, with particular emphasis on the wars in England and Wales.
    • Learning the ropes in 'his own fields': Cromwell's early seiges in the east Midlands

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (The Cromwell Association, 2003-01-01)
      This article discusses Oliver Comwell's early military career in East Anglia and the east Midlands during the English Civil War.
    • "...looked on as a wonder, that never beheld his enemies in the face but returned from them crowned always with renown and honour...': Cromwell's contribution to parliament's military victories, 1642-1651

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (The Cromwell Association, 2015-07-31)
      This article re-examines Oliver Cromwell's active military career and campaigns between autumn 1642 and autumn 1651 in order to evaluate how and how far Cromwell's own direct military activities and in-put contributed to parliament's overall success and victory in the first civil war of 1642-46, the so-called second civil war of 1648 and the establishment of the control of the English republic regime over Ireland and Scotland in 1649-51.
    • Minor operations in the English civil war

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (The Cromwell Association, 2015-07-16)
      This short paper explores the surviving sources which give information on minor operations - raids, skirmishes, ambushes, beating-up quarters and the like. In particular, it compares and contrasts the sources for two such minor operations - the skirmish at Myddle in Shropshire sometime in the autumn or winter of 1644-45 and the pursuit of the royalist Lord Forth, his carriage train and lifeguard shortly after the second battle of Newbury in October 1644 - and evaluates both their reliability and what they reveal about the nature of the civil war.
    • Oliver Cromwell

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (Blackwell Publishing, 1997-06-08)
      This book discusses the life and career of Oliver Cromwell.
    • Oliver Cromwell

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (British Library, 2004-09-01)
      This book discusses the life and career of Oliver Cromwell.
    • Oliver Cromwell and Great Britain

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (The Cromwell Association, 1999-06-01)
      This book chapter discusses Cromwell's travels throughout Great Britain.
    • Oliver Cromwell and the opening of the First Protectorate Parliament

      Gaunt, Peter; University College Chester (The Cromwell Association, 2005)
      This article discusses the first Protectorate Parliament in 1654.
    • Oliver Cromwell’s letter to Colonel Valentine Walton, conveying good and bad news arising from the battle of Marston Moor, written on 5 July 1644

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (The Cromwell Association, 2014-10-31)
      This electronic publication provides a detailed document analysis of a specific letter written by Oliver Cromwell for which the original (in Cromwell's own hand) survives, namely the letter which he wrote to his brother-in-law shortly after the battle of Marston Moor of 2 July 1644 and describing the nature and consequences of that engagement. It examines in detail the contents, language, meaning and interpretation of the letter and also explores the different historical interpretations which have been placed upon it.
    • 'One of the goodliest and strongest places that I ever looked upon': Montgomery and the Civil War

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (University of Liverpool Press, 2000-09-08)
      This chatper examines the impact of the civil war on the town of Montgomery during 1644.
    • The Parliamentary war effort in Cheshire

      Gaunt, Peter; Chester College of Higher Education (Cheshire Community Council, 1993)
      This article discusses the efforts of the Parliamentarians, led by Sir William Brereton, to administer Cheshire during the English Civil War. It focuses on the action of the Cheshire County Committee - its membership, its power struggles, and how it raised money and soldiers for the war effort.
    • The reputation of Oliver Cromwell in the 19th century

      Gaunt, Peter; University of Chester (Wiley, 2009-09-08)