Prince Rupert

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English leader (born in Germany) of the Royalist forces during the English Civil War (1619-1682)


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One of the most colorful commanders of the English Civil War, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the nephew of King Charles I, had ably commanded troops in Europe during the Thirty Years War at the age of 14.
It was the site of a skirmish during the Civil War when troops led by Prince Rupert of the Rhine encountered a Parliamentary troop Lord Willoughby of Parham.
Named after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, it was founded by Charles Melville Hays, the general manager of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
I have yet to have that" - Earl Spencer compares himself with Prince Rupert of the Rhine, about whom he has just written a biography.