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English Civil War (1642–1651)

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers").

  • 3rd February1644: start of the Siege of Newcastle, which lasted until 19th October 1644, when the Scottish Covenanters took the city.
17th Century Siege of Newcastle, 1644
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John Lilburne, political agaitator

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St. Andrew's Church, Newgate Street, NE1

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The Late Proceedings of the Scottish Army - Page 1

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Civil War in the North, 1644
- "he signing of the Solemn League and Covenant between Parliament and the Scots and the subsequent Scottish invasion of England marks a major turning point in the English Civil War. …

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Colonel Robert Lilburne

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