First Battle of Newbury (32 words)

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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.

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 04 December 2016.]


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  1. English Civil War