After six months of military action in the first English civil war, Parliament and King Charles I made an attempt to broach the subject of a peace settlements, with talks at the Royalist stronghold of Oxford. However, after a month and a half of talks, they broke down completely on 14th April, and the war was eventually to continue for four more years.
Talks at Oxford between Royalists and Parliamentarians break down (63 words)
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