Edward Shepherd Creasy 1812-1878
Sir Edward Creasy
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Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy was a historian born in Bexley, Kent.
He was an Eton man, went on to
King's College, Cambridge, was called to the bar in 1837, and became Sir and Chief Justice of Ceylon in 1860.
Edward S. Creasy married
Mary nee Cottam,
and they produced five children.
He was the author of The Fifteen Decisive
Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo. The year?
Shortly after Gutenberg, 1851.
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More Works by Edward
1848 - The Text-Book of the
1853 - The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution
1854 - History of the Ottoman Turks, Chiefly Founded on von Hammer
1870 - The Old Love and the New
1872 - The Imperial and Colonial Institutions of the Britannic
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nutshell on Creasy's 15 battles go here:
Battle of Marathon
Siege of Syracuse
Battle of Arbela
Battle of the Metaurus
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Battle of Chalons
Battle of Hastings
Defeat of the
Battle of Blenheim
Battle of Pultowa
Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Waterloo