Talks at Oxford between Royalists and Parliamentarians break down (63 words)

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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.

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