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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 27th, 1643 – Major General Thomas Ballard and his 6,000 Lincolnshire Parliamentarians, augmented by a force of Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 26th, 1645 – Langdale and his Royalist forces continue their Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 23rd, 1643 – Prince Rupert leads a force in a sally from Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 22nd, 1643 – After seventeen days at sea, Queen Henrietta Marie arrives in Bridlington with the professional army she raised for Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 21st, 1643 – Chudleigh’s Parliamentarian forces attacked Sir Continue reading

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February 20th, 1644 – The Parliamentarians nab the Weymouth gunrunners near Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY – PRINCE MAURICE OR MAURICE GIBB: WHO WOULD BE A WORSE COMMANDER?

February 19th, 1645 – Prince Maurice and his troops arrive in Chester, Continue reading

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February 18th, 1643 – At Oxford, the Royalist capital during the war, King Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 16th, 1646 – THE BATTLE OF TORRINGTON – As the Parliamentarian army under Sir Thomas Fairfax approached Torrington in a steady rain Continue reading

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February 14th, 1643 – Royalist stronghold Hoghton Tower surrenders and in a still-disputed incident a Continue reading

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