Battle of Naseby (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Meeting the Parliamentary forces 12 miles east of Rugby, the royalist forces under Prince Rupert were decisively defeated and their defeat ended Charles I's hopes of a military victory in the Civil War, albeit hostilities would continue for another year.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Naseby". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 February 2006
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1696, accessed 10 December 2016.]