Naseby


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Nase·by

 (nāz′bē)
A village of central England near Northampton. Nearby on June 14, 1645, Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentarian forces decisively defeated Royalist troops led by Charles I and Prince Rupert.

Naseby

(ˈneɪzbɪ)
n
(Placename) a village in Northamptonshire: site of a major Parliamentarian victory (1645) in the Civil War, when Cromwell routed Prince Rupert's force

Nase•by

(ˈneɪz bi)

n.
a village in W Northamptonshire, in central England: Royalist defeat 1645.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Naseby - a village in western Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire - a county is central England
2.Naseby - a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the RoyalistsNaseby - a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists
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
References in classic literature ?
I have concentrated here at Naseby camp all the resources Heaven has left me, and I write to you in haste from thence.
What was begun at Edgehill ended at Naseby where the King's cause was utterly lost.
Mirza (50), formerly of Naseby Road, Alum Rock, has denied charges of murder, kidnap and false imprisonment.
* WES FINCH And The Dirty Band, Matt Hernandez, Green Man Rising and Naseby Crossing are among the many artists appearing in the Folk On the Water Festival which continues throughout next week.
Fourteen teams participated in the ten-week league based at Saltley Leisure Centre and King Edward VI Handsworth Girls School throughout the winter with Naseby Youth Centre, MEB, Lozells Recreation Group and Local Leagues reaching the finals day.
Kieran Wilkinson, of Newcastle, won bronze for his remote smoke-alarm tester, which provides a simple way to check a domestic smoke alarm, while Whitley Bay mother-of-two Donna Naseby won a bronze award for her convertible twin-to-single pushchair, the Gemini Twin.
On This Day: 1645: The Royalists were beaten by the Parliamentarians at Naseby, in the decisive battle of the English Civil War.
Teachers are invited to attend an induction event, on Friday, January 29, at Central Birmingham CLC (Apple Centre), Naseby Road, Alum Rock.
Successes went to: Mark Bowen of South Gosforth who won a silver for his Scuba Bracket for divers; Steve Lynch, of North Northumberland, who won a silver for his folding Zed Cycle; Kieran Wilkinson, of Newcastle, who won a bronze for his Remote Smoke Alarm Tester, Donna Naseby of Whitley Bay who won a bronze for her Gemini Pushchair; and Alan Picton, of Wallsend for his electronic animated greeting card.
1645: The Royalistswere beaten by the Parliamentarians at Naseby, in the decisive battle of the English Civil War.
Also on this day: Cromwell's Parliamentariansdefeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert, defending King Charles I at the battle of Naseby, Northamptonshire; 1755: Dr Johnson's Dictionary went on sale; 1800: The Battle of Marengo, in North-west Italy, ended with Napoleon and the French army crushing the Austrians during the French Revolutionary Wars; 1917: The first German bombs dropped by planes as opposed to Zeppelins killed over 100 and injured 400 people in London's East End; 1964: Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Lakey Lane primary school in Hall Green, Bordesley Village Primary School and Children's Centre in Bordesley Village and Nansen primary school on Naseby Road, Alum Rock, have now been closed.