First Battle of Newbury

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Historical Context Note

The Parliamentary army, under the Earl of Essex, sought refuge at Newbury. They were attacked by the Royalists under Prince Rupert. Despite their weariness the Parliamentarians won the First Battle of Newbury.

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Citation:
Editors. "First Battle of Newbury". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2260, accessed 27 August 2014.]


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  1. English Civil War