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