William Cavendish as a Military Commander
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This chapter investigates the strengths and weaknesses of William Cavendish, duke of Newcastle, as a royalist general. It will evaluate his contribution to the royalist war effort and examine the multi-faceted nature of his command over what was the largest royalist army of the first civil war. It also contextualizes his forces' military engagements and the nature of their adversaries.