English Civil War


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Noun1.English Civil War - civil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I; 1644-1648
Drogheda - in 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants
battle of Marston Moor, Marston Moor - a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert
Battle of Naseby, Naseby - a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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He has made a special study of the English Civil War, concentrating on the written records upon which modern understanding of the military history of the era is based.
More than 300 English Civil War Society members will take part in the two-day event.
Many Scots fought as mercenaries in the English Civil War, most of them on the Parliament side.
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Parliamentary General Sir William Brereton collected letters he sent and received during the period from April 4 to May 29, 1646, describing various battles of the English Civil War. The letters also offer insight on daily life during the war, with details on supplies, armaments, and mutinies.
Reprobates: Cavaliers of the English Civil War. New York: Norton, 2012.
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The Orange family supported his father to the hilt financially, almost bankrupting the House of Orange during the English Civil War. William of Orange supplied him with an army to land in Scotland, but that failed.
A history of snipers might seem a strange subject to include in military history--but the sniper's efforts changed the history and nature of war, and as journalist Andy Dugan shows in Through the Crosshairs: A History of Snipers, it's key to understanding war results from English Civil War days to modern times.