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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

March 18th, 1643 – Having gathered reinforcements for his Royalist army at Latham Hall, the Earl of Derby leads his forces in an assault on Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

March 16th, 1647 – Wales’ Harlech Castle, long a Royalist stronghold throughout Continue reading

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THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

March 12th, 1644 – Sir Thomas Fairfax, realizing Lady Derby is just playing for time in hopes that relief will arrive for Latham House, calls Continue reading

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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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