battle of Marston Moor


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Noun1.battle of Marston Moor - a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupertbattle of Marston Moor - a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert
English Civil War - civil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I; 1644-1648
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1644: The Battle of Marston Moor took place, in which Cromwell's Roundheads defeated Prince Rupert's Cavaliers and left 3,000 dead.
1644: The Battle of Marston Moor took place in which Cromwell's Roundheads defeated Prince Rupert's Cavaliers and left 3,000 dead.
There will be English Civil War armour from Durham Castle and a set of more than 100 coins from the Breckenbrough Hoard - thought to have been deposited before the 1644 Battle of Marston Moor - on loan from the collections of York Museums Trust.
Phil will talk about the locally-raised units of horse and foot, the main engagements, including the skirmishes and battles at Piercebridge, Yarm/Egglescliffe and Guisborough in 1642/43 and the later bloody sieges of Scarborough and Newcastle following the "turning of the tide" in the war with the Battle of Marston Moor near York.
After 10 weeks camped outside Newcastle, the Parliamentarian army - which included Scots who had fought at the bloody battle of Marston Moor in North Yorkshire - used gunpowder to breach the walls on October 20.
Not until the later twentieth century did fieldwalking surveys highlight the potential of the distribution of lead shot fired during the battle of Marston Moor in Yorkshire.
TODAY WORLDUFO 1644: The Battle of Marston Moor took place, in which Cromwell's Roundheads defeated Prince Rupert's Cavaliers and left 3,000 dead.
In which war did the battle of Marston Moor take place?