Fighting at Manchester claims the civil war's first life (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Fighting at Manchester claims the civil war's first life". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16193, accessed 10 December 2016.]