English Civil War
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians (Roundheads) and Royalists (Cavaliers). The first (1642–46) and second (1648–49) civil wars pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long Parliament, while the third war (1649–51) saw fighting between supporters of King Charles II and supporters of the Rump Parliament. The Civil War ended with the Parliamentary victory at the Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651.
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1639 DNG — Captain in the Parliamentarian army during the English Civil War, and a Puritan preacher Kemeys, CharlesSir Charles Kemeys, 2nd Baronet 1632 ... various European countries (switching sides in the Seven Years' War) and whose writings on military theory were studied by George Washington and George S. 1947 ... BA Mathematics (1st) Studies interrupted by military service during the Second World War, during which he won the Military Cross later became Professor of Mathematics at ...
... William Hiseland (1620–1732) — Wiltshire native who fought for the royalists in the English Civil War, Williamite War in Ireland and War of the Spanish Succession ...
1609 - 1613 First Anglo–Powhatan War 1622 Jamestown Massacre in which English settlers are attacked by Indians of the Powhatan Confederacy in Jamestown Colony in ...
... Beeston Castle was involved in the Second Barons' War (1264–1265) when it was captured by Prince Edward from Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester ... In the English Civil War it was captured by the Parliamentarians and then recaptured by the Royalists before being slighted in 1646 to render its defences ... all added in the 13th century, during the Welsh Wars ...
... large historical societies exist, The Sealed Knot and The English Civil War Society, which regularly re-enact events and battles of the Civil War in full ...
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