Memoirs of the Honourable Col. Andrew Newport, a Shropshire gentleman, who served as a cavalier in the army of Gustavus Adolphus in Germany, and in that of Charles the First in England ... the whole forming a complete military history of Germany and England towards the middle of the seventeenth century.
|Main Author:||Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.|
|Related Names:||Newport, Andrew 1623-1699.|
London, Printed for E. Jeffery and R. Faulder, 1792.
A new ed.,
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
Great Britain > History > Civil War, 1642-1649 > Fiction.
The preface to the 1st edition, published under title "Memoirs of a cavalier" (London ) states that the "Memoirs" had been found "in the closet of an eminent publick minister" and were probably written by a "gentleman of quality." The publisher of the 2d edition (Leeds, J. Lister, n.d.) ascribes the authorship to Andrew Newport. It has also been ascribed to Robert Harley. cf. Dict. nat. biog.
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