(Re) Creating Memory: fiction and the English Civil War.

I have spent the past few years collecting titles for this project. If you come up with any that aren’t listed here, please let me know. Although the texts can cover any period from around the 1630s up to the Glorious Revolution, those outside of the period 1638-1660 must be concerned with the lead up or legacy of war.

Texts which are about Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Jamaica, or Royalists in Exile are particularly welcome.

Date Title
1938 Lindsay, Jack: 1649, a Novel of a Year, Methuen, 1938
1947 —. London Goes to Heaven. London: Andrew Dakers Ltd, 1947. Print.
1720 Defoe, Daniel. Memoirs of a Cavalier. London: Everyman, 1933 (1908 editiion), 1720. Print.
1826 Smith, H. . Brambletye (3 Vols.). London: Henry Colburn, 1826. Print.
1847 Marryat, Captain. The Children of the New Forest. 1847. Print.
1886 J., Church (Rev) Alfred. With the King at Oxford. London: Seeley & Co., 1886. Print.
1887 Yonge, Charlotte M. Under the Storm. Hamburg: Tredition Classics (from Gutenberg), 1887 Print.
1890 Barr, Amelia e. Friend Olivia . London: James Clarke and Co., 1890. Print.
1894 Fitzpatrick, Thomas. The King of Claddagh, a Story of the Cromwellian Occupation of Ireland. London: Sands & Company, 1894. Print.
1894 Lyall, Edna. To Right the Wrong. 3 vols. London: Hurst and Blacket, Ltd, 1894. Print.
1894 Marshall, Emma. Under Salisbury Spire: In the Days of George Herbert, the Recollections of Magdalene Wydville. London: Seeley and Co., Ltd, 1894. Print.
1895 Quiller-Couch, Arthur. The Splendid Spur: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of Mr. John Marvel, a Servant of His Late Majesty King Charles I in the Years 1642-3,
1897 Church, Samuel Haden. John Marmaduke. New York and London: G. P. Putnam, 1897. Print.
1898 Cobban, J. MacLaren. The Angel of the Covenant. London: Methuen & Company, 1898. Print.
1902 Church, Samuel Haden. Penruddock of the White Lambs. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902. Print.
1902 Hinkson, H. A. Silk and Steel. London: Chatto & Windus, 1902. Print.
1903 Moore, F. Franfort. Castle Omeragh. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., 1903. Print.
1905 Pease, Howard. Magnus Sinclair. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1903. Print.
1906 McDonnell, Randal When Cromwell Came to Drogheda: A Memory of 1649. Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son, 1906. Print.
1906 Pease, Howard. Of Mistress Eve. London: Archibald Constable and Company Ltd., 1906. Print.
1923 Marshall, Bernard. The Torch Bearers: A Tale of Cavalier Days. New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1923. Print.
1937 Lindsay, Jack, Sue Verney, 1947
1959 Sutcliff, Rosemary. The Rider of the White Horse. London: Book Club Associates, 1959 (1981). Print.
1964 Cawley, Winifred. Down the Long Stairs. New York, San Francisco and Chicago: Hold, Reinhardt and Winstom, 1964. Print.
1967 Willard, Barbara. The Grove of Green Holly. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Kestrell Books, 1967. Print.
1968 Beatty, John, and Patricia Beatty. Witch Dog. New York: William Morrow, 1968. Print.
1971 de Hartog, Jan. The Peaceable Kingdom. London: Book Club Edition, 1971 (1973). Print.
1974 Burton, Hester. Kate Rider. Oxford University Press, 1974. Print.
1974 Willard, Barbara. Harrow and Harvest. London: Puffin, 1974. Print.
1977 Leeson, Robert. The White Horse. London: Collins, 1977. Print.
2009 Turnbull, Ann. Alice in Love and War. Walker Books Ltd, 2009. Print.
2009 Davis, Lindsay. Rebels and Traitors. 2009–not yet added to children’s file
2010 Arnold, Michael. Traitor’s Blood, 2010
1867 Charles, Elizabeth Rundle. The Draytons and the Davenants: A Story of the Civil Wars. London: Eilbron Classics facsimile of T. Nelson and Sons, 1867 (facsimile in 2006). Print.
1868 —. On Both Sides of the Sea: A Story of the Commonwealth and Restoration. London: T. Nelson, 1868. Print.
1883 Henty, G. A. Friends, Tho Divided. London: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughtin, 1883. Print.
1856 Grant, James. Harry Ogilvie, or the Black Dragoons. London: Routledge’s Railway Library, 1856. Print.
1899 Dix, Beulah Marie. Hugh Gwyeth: A Round-Head Cavalier. New York: MacMillan Company, 1899. Print.
1899 Paterson, Arthur. Cromwell’s Own. London and New York: Harper and brothers
1901 McDonald, Ronald. God Save the King. London: Hutchinson & Co, 1901. Print.
1905 Dix, Beulah Marie. The Making of Christopher Ferringham. London and New York: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1905. Print.
1906 Dix, Merry Lips, 1906
1944 Windsor, Katherine, Forever Amber
1947 Trease, Geoffrey. Trumpets in the West. 1st ed. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1947. Print.
1953 Sutcliff, Rosemary. Simon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1953. Print.
1956 White, Leslie Turner. The Highland Hawk. London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1953. Print.
1958 Peart, Henry. The Loyal Grenvilles. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. Print.
1969 Burton, Hester. Thomas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1969. Print.
1971 Welch, Ronald. For the King. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1969. Print.
1856 Harriet Marthineau, The Settlers at Home, 1856
1884 Marshall, Emma. In Colston’s Days a Story of Old Bristol. London: Seelly, Jackson and Halliday, Fleet St., 1884. Print.
1885 Caine, Hall. The Shadow of a Crime. Keswick 1885 (2009). Print.
1906 Hamilton, John A. Captain John Lister. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1906. Print.
1943 Lane, Jane. England for Sale. London: Andrew Dakers Ltd, 1943. Print.
1946 DuMaurier, The King’s General, 1946.–not yet added to children’s file
1956 Trease, Geoffrey. The Gates of Bannerdale. Bath: Girls Gone By Publishers, 1956 (2007). Print.
1958 Goudge, Elizabeth. The White Witch. London: Hodder, 1958 (2008). Print.
1974 Bibby, Violet. Many Waters. London: Faber and Faber, 1974. Print.
1989 Hersom, Kathleen. The Half-Child. London: Simon & Schuster, 1989. Print.
1996 Trease, Geoffrey. Curse on the Sea. London: Hodder Headline, 1996. Print.
2011 Peter Ransley, Plague Child, 2011
2012 Nicholas Norfolk, John Saturnalia’s Feast, 2012
1826 Scott, Walter. Woodstock. 3 vols. Edinburgh: Archibald, Constable and Co., 1826. Print.
1881 Shorthouse, J. Henry. John Inglesant. London: MacMillan, 1881. Print.
1873 Phillimore, Catherine Mary. The King’s Namesake: A Tale of Carisbrook Castle. London: The Sheldon Press, 1873 (1928). Print.
1877 Ainsworth, W. H. Boscobel, or the Royal Oak: A Tale of the Year 1651. Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1872. Print.
1901 Everett-Green, E. After Worcester; the History of a Royal Fugitive. London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson, 1901. Print.
1913 Keynes, Helen Mary. The Spanish Marriage: A Romance. London: Chatto & Windus, 1913. Print.
1934 Irwin, Margaret. The Proud Servant. London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. Print.
1937 Irwin, Margaret. The Stranger Prince: The Story of Rupert of the Rhine. London: Chatto and Windus, 1937. Print.
1938 Heyer, Georgette. Royal Escape. London: Heinemann, 1938. Print.
1952 Lane, Jane. The Escape of the King. London: Evans Brothers Ltd., 1950. Print.
1956 Plaidy, Jean. The Wandering Prince. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1956 (Omnibus edition, 2005). Print.
1957 Trease, Geoffrey. “Hide and Seek.” Young Elizabethan 1957. Print.
1961 Lane, Jane. The Escape of the Duke. London: Evans Brothers, 1960. Print.
1965 Beatty, John, and Patricia Beatty. Campion Towers. New York: Macmillan company, 1965. Print.
1896 Cornford, Leslie Cope. Captain Jacobus. New York: Stone and Kimball, 1896. Print.
1896 Fenn, George Maville. The Young Castellan: A Tale of the English Civil War (or Roy Royland). High Quality Paperback 1896 (a typescript). Print.
1908 Cooke, W. Bourne. Her Faithful Knight: Being the Statement of Will Heritage,of the Beacon Farm, by Woodhouse Eavesl Sometime a Trooper in the Parliamentary Forces. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1908. Print.
1909 Westerman, Percy. A Lad of Grit, 1909
1911 Richards, H. Grahame. Richard Somers. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1911. Print.
1935 Dyer, Elinor M. Brent. Elizabeth the Gallant. Bath: Girls Gone By, 1935 (2006). Print.
1937 Lane, Jane. Sir Devli- May-Care. London: Andrew Dakers Ltd, 1937 (this edition 1950). Print.
1938 Bowen, Mary. The Trumpet and the Swan. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1938. Print.
1938 Savery, Constance. Green Emeralds for the King. London, Toronto, Bombay, Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1938. Print.
1942 Trease, Geoffrey. The Grey Adventurer. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1942. Print.
1948 —. Silver Guard. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1948. Print.
1956 Charques, Dorothy. The Dark Stranger. London: John Murray, 1956. Print.
1961 Sanders, Pym. A Firework for Oliver. London: Pan Books, 1961. Print.
1962 —. Place Mill. Trowbridge: The Cromwell Press 1962. Print.
1964 Watson, Sally. Lark. New York, Chicago and San Francisco: Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1964. Print.
1973 Trease, Geoffrey. Popinjay Stairs. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1973. Print.
1976 Trease, Geoffrey. When the Drums Beat. London: Heinemann, 1976. Print.
1977 Trease, Geoffrey. The Field of Forty Footsteps. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1977. Print.
1980 —. Mandeville. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan children’s books, 1980. Print.
1982 —. Saraband for Shadows. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1982. Print.
1984 —. The Cormorant Venture. London and Basigstoke: Macmillan, 1984. Print.
1881 Cooper, Mrs. Frank /E.E. Hide and Seek: A Story of the New Forest in 1647. SPCK, 1881
1896 Fletcher, J. S. Mistress Spitfire. London: W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd., 1896 (1930 edition). Print.
1901 Jones, Dora M. A Soldier of the King. London, Paris, New York & Melbourne: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1901. Print.
1901 Lyall, Edna. In Spite of All. 1901. Print.
1907 Barr, Robert. Over the Border. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1907. Print.
1912 Wynne, May. “Hey for Cavaliers”; a Romance. London: Greening & Co. Ltd., 1912. Print.
1914 —. Honour the King. London: Chatto and Wndus, 1914. Print.
1923 Hope, Elizabeth. My Lady’s Bargain. London: Nisbet and Co., 1923. Print.
1923 Mackenna, R. W. Through Flood and Fire. London: John Murray, 1923. Print.
1926 Berridge, Jesse. The Stronghold. London and New York: Andrew Melrose Ltd, 1926. Print.
1961 Softly, Barbara. Plain Jane. London: MacMillan, 1961. Print.
1895 Shearman, James A. Kathleen Clare: Her Book, 1637-1641. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons. Print.
1897 McChesney, Dora Greenwell. Miriam Cromwell, Royalist: A Romance of the Great Rebellion. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1897. Print.
1908 Hart, J. Wesley. In the Iron Time. London: Robert Culley, 1908. Print. (awful, here just for the number crunching)
1910 Hayens, Herbert. For Rupert and the King. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1910. Print.
1919 Cowen, Lawrence. Bible and Sword. London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, 1919. Print.
1952 —. The Sealed Knot. Looe, Cornwall: House of Stratus, Stratus Books Ltd., 1952. Print.

 

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