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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The event takes place between December 27 and 30 from 10am to 5pm and is themed around the English Civil War in the 17th century.
Many Scots fought as mercenaries in the English Civil War, most of them on the Parliament side.
The six-hour battle on August 19 was the last significant clash between Roundheads led by Oliver Cromwell and Scottish Royalists during the second English Civil War (1646-1648), fighting over whether Parliament or the King should govern the country.
THE North-east's contribution to the English Civil Wars of the 17th century will be the subject of a talk by senior museums curator Phil Philo.
Imperial Republics: Revolution, War, and Territorial Expansion from the English Civil War to the French Revolution challenges this conventional view of republicanism, arguing that political thinkers in early modern Europe combined conceptions of republicanism and empire through their shared understanding of the Roman Republic and its territorial expansion (and their fears of "anarchic" Athenian democracy).
The English Civil War was a gruelling, brutal and confusing affair that took almost ten years to produce a conclusive result, while the Super Bowl.
In Reprobates: the Cavaliers of the English Civil War, John Stubbs has written at length about mid-seventeenth-century verbal wit produced by educated, elite courtiers and writers.
Hunting and the Politics of Violence before the English Civil War, by Daniel C.
Bizarrely, writer Peter Flannery went on to adapt the George Gently novels for ITV, before returning with edgy English Civil War psychodrama The Devil's Whore on Channel 4 last year.
Where was the final battle of the English Civil War fought in 1651?
These views apply only to the English civil war, not to those in Ireland and Scotland where there were different issues at stake.
The Orange family supported his father to the hilt financially, almost bankrupting the House of Orange during the English Civil War.