Fighting at Manchester claims the civil war's first life

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Historical Context Note

Lord Strange, fighting for the Royalist cause, reaches Manchester. The ensuing fighting that breaks out against the Parliamentarians claims the first fatal victim of the English civil war.
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Editors. "Fighting at Manchester claims the civil war's first life". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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