Ever since late in 1642, when the townspeople declared for
Parliament, the town of Plymouth had held out against the attacks
of King Charles's armies. In September 1644, the King himself came
to Plymouth, but even this was not enough to sway the population,
and after he left, the Royalist army under Sir Richard Greville was
unable to withstand local resistance, and eventually abandoned the
attempt on Christmas Day.
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- English Civil War