Marston Moor


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Mar·ston Moor

 (mär′stən)
A site in northern England west of York. The first major Parliamentarian victory of the English Civil War occurred here on July 2, 1644.

Marston Moor

n
(Placename) a flat low-lying area in NE England, west of York: scene of a battle (1644) in which the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalists

Mars′ton Moor′


n.
a former moor in NE England, west of York: Cromwell's victory over the Royalists 1644.
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Noun1.Marston Moor - a former moor in northern England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
2.Marston Moor - a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince RupertMarston 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
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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My conjecture had been correct: the strangers had slipped in before us, and they now stood by the vault of the Rochesters, their backs towards us, viewing through the rails the old time-stained marble tomb, where a kneeling angel guarded the remains of Damer de Rochester, slain at Marston Moor in the time of the civil wars, and of Elizabeth, his wife.
Sir The main body of the Scottish army went south to join forces with the English Parliamentarian army and take part in the battle of Marston Moor, which saw the Royalist army defeated.
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In which war was the Battle of Marston Moor fought?
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Mark Stoyle has written a meticulously researched book that traces the history of Boy from his first appearance in the pamphlet literature of the Civil War, through his death at the battle of Marston Moor, to his modern resurrection in historical scholarship and in such improbable venues as the film Cromwell and Simon Schama's book based on his television series, where Boy is ludicrously portrayed as a toy poodle tucked under Rupert's arm.
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