The King attempted to gain control of an arsenal at Kingston
upon Hull but was thwarted by Sir John Hotham. Parliamentary ships
protected Hull from attack by Royalists. Charles removed to York
and it became the royalist headquarters.
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Editors. "Charles I fails to take control of the arsenal at Kingston upon Hull". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2225, accessed 23 August 2017.]
- English Civil War