Earl of Essex lays siege to Reading

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Historical Context Note

The Earl of Essex, commander of the Parliamentarian army, lays siege to, and later takes, the town of Reading.
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Editors. "Earl of Essex lays siege to Reading". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16209, accessed 04 July 2015.]

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  1. English Civil War