Battle of Rowton Heath (75 words)

Historical Context Note

Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Share on Facebook Tweet Report an Error


Related Groups

In the aftermath of his terrible defeat in the Battle of Naseby, King Charles I withdrew to his strongholds on the Welsh marches. Hearing that his one remaining port, Chester, was under siege, he went to attempt to relieve it, but was intercepted at the Battle of Rowton Heath. This proved another striking victory for the Parliamentarians, who successfully prevented Charles coming to the aid of Chester, and thus also secured the city for Parliament.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Related Groups

  1. English Civil War

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.