Charles I becomes a prisoner of the army

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Historical Context Note

Charles I, who is being held by the Parliamentarians at Holdenby House in Northamptonshire, is seized by Cornet George Joyce, who takes him as a prisoner of the New Model Army.

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Editors. "Charles I becomes a prisoner of the army". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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  1. English Civil War