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Battle of Marston Moor

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — British History.

1644.

In the early summer of 1644 Charles I's forces in the north were pressed between the Scots under Alexander Leslie, Lord Leven, and parliamentary armies under Fairfax and...

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Marston Moor, Battle of

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 48 words.

a battle of the English Civil War, fought in 1644 on Marston Moor near York, in which the Royalist armies of Prince Rupert and the Duke of Newcastle suffered a defeat by the English and...

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Battle of Marston Moor

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — British History.

1644.

In the early summer of 1644 Charles I's forces in the north were pressed between the Scots under Alexander Leslie, Lord Leven, and parliamentary armies under Fairfax and...

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Marston Moor, battle of (1644)

Richard Holmes.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 537 words.

Marston Moor was the largest and most important battle of the British civil wars, although its results were not

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Marston Moor, battle of

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 105 words.

1644.

In the early summer of 1644 Charles I's forces in the north were pressed between the Scots under ...

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Marston Moor, battle of (1644)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 99 words.

1644.

In the early summer of 1644 Charles I's forces in the north were pressed between the Scots under

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Marston Moor, battle of (1644)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 176 words.

1644.

In the early summer of 1644 Charles I's forces in the north were pressed between the Scots under

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Marston Moor, battle of (1644)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 177 words.

In the early summer of 1644 Charles I’s forces in the north were pressed between the Scots under Alexander

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Marston Moor, Battle of (1664)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 35 words.

Decisive engagement in the English Civil War, 11km (7mi) w of York. Parliamentarians, led by Thomas Fairfax and allied

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Marston Moor, Battle of (2 July 1644)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 74 words.

(2 July 1644)

A decisive victory for the Roundheads and Scots during the English Civil War. The

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Marston Moor, Battle of (2 July 1644)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 79 words.

A decisive victory for the *Roundheads and Scots during the *English Civil War. The *Cavalier general Prince Rupert had pursued them to Marston Moor, Yorkshire, after his relief of York....

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Ironsides

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 77 words.

was a nickname given to Oliver *Cromwell by Prince *Rupert after the battle of *Marston Moor (

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Ironsides

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 81 words.

was a nickname given to Oliver *Cromwell by Prince *Rupert after the battle of *Marston Moor (...

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Ironsides

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 117 words.

was a nickname given to Oliver *Cromwell by Prince *Rupert after the battle of *Marston Moor (

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Ironsides

Ian Gentles.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 116 words.

was a nickname given to Oliver *Cromwell by Prince *Rupert after the battle of *Marston Moor (July 1644).

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Rokeby

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 31 words.

A poem in six cantos by Walter *Scott, published 1813. The scene is laid chiefly at Rokeby in Yorkshire, immediately after the battle of Marston Moor (...

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Rokeby

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 70 words.

A poem in six cantos by Walter *Scott, published 1813. The scene is laid chiefly at Rokeby in Yorkshire, immediately after the battle of Marston Moor (...

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battle of Naseby

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

1645.

The battle in the first civil war that extinguished royalist hopes which, after the defeat at Marston Moor, had rested largely on Montrose's brilliant Scottish campaign. In...

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Cromwell, Oliver (1599–1658)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 129 words.

He was the driving force in the revolutionary opposition to Charles I in the English Civil War, and was the leader of the Parliamentary forces (or Roundheads), winning decisive battles at...

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2nd earl of Manchester, Edward Montagu

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1602–71).

Parliamentary commander during the Civil War. Manchester was sympathetic towards presbyterianism and a leading opponent of the king before the outbreak of war. He fought...

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Rokeby

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A poem in six cantos by Sir W. Scott, published 1813. The scene is laid chiefly at Rokeby, near Greta Bridge in Yorkshire, immediately after the battle of Marston Moor (1644). The...

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