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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Morrill is one of the foremost contemporary historians of early modern England whose work has spanned local history, studies of Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution, and considerations of the Revolution within the context of the British Isles as the "War of Three Kingdoms." To say that his contribution has been highly influential is hardly an exaggeration.
The English Civil War (or, more accurately, the War of Three Kingdoms as war engulfed Scotland and Ireland as well as England and Wales) brought in its wake death, disease and atrocities not dissimilar to the effects of recent civil wars throughout the world that have been brought into our homes in horrific television pictures.