17th Century Battles


Edgehill, Battle of, 1642

BATTLE OF EDGEHILL – ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 23rd October 1642 SUMMARY This battle was the first pitched battle of the English Civil War. Royalist and Parliamentarians. It was the Royalists that forced the battle by moving down the hill towards the Parliamentarians. Neither side was able to make significant gains and the battle was a […]

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