English Civil War


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civil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I

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We something Christmas be more than Many private armouries furnished with relics of the English Civil War existed in Britain, but they were dispersed until the only major example left intact was the Popham armoury at Littlecote House.
Although the main focus was on the centres of economic and political power, the communities of the North-east played a significant part in the conflict, particularly during the Bishops' Wars that preceded the English Civil Wars.
Hunting and the Politics of Violence before the English Civil War sheds new light on the operation of forest regimes, the role of violence in local politics, and diverse points of contact between elite and popular politics in Stuart England.
The trauma of the English Civil War informed all of Cavendish's writings, both realistic and speculative; her work demonstrates that women suffer in wartime not only from the conflict itself but also from its long-term economic and social effects.
He was an able but reluctant leader and shepherd to a contentious people amid the English Civil War and fraudulent challenges to Rhode Island territory.
The incident was a grim footnote to the terror of the English Civil War.
The name Cromwell also crops up here and there (Thomas Cromwell was an adviser to England's King Henry VIII in the 1400s; Oliver Cromwell led the parliamentary forces in the English Civil War in the 1600s.
Oliver Cromwell won his first great victory in the English Civil War at Marston Moor on July 2, 1644.
Principal wars: First (1639) and Second (1640) Bishops' Wars; First English Civil War (1642-1646).
Chester, meanwhile, is home to one of the sites that suffered the worst death tolls during the English Civil War - Rowton Moor, where sightings of ghosts on horseback have been reported.
The book also provides social context of the military history of the period and includes a review of English Civil War historiography.
There was a notable gap in the list of incumbents, when for a period after the English civil war the money set aside for the payment of a clergyman was diverted to what is now a ruined Baptist chapel at Parkmill in the Gower peninsula.
1651: Oliver Cromwell's army defeated Royalist forces at the Battle of Worcester during the English Civil War.
1643: In the English Civil War, the Cavaliers scored an early success with victory over the Roundheads at Roundway Down.
He supports his thesis by a narrowly focused account of nine examples: two conflicts between the English and Irish during the late sixteenth century, two engagements between English forces during the English Civil War, two English-Native American engagements [1586 and 1725], two during the American Revolution, and, finally, a brief overview of the "hard war" strategies of Generals Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan during the American Civil War.