battle of Adwalton Moor

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*Newcastle and the Fairfaxes were manœuvring in the spring of 1643 for control of Yorkshire. In the battle on Adwalton Moor, 30 June, east of Bradford, the royalists achieved an important victory. Bradford and Leeds fell immediately.

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