The 1st Battle of Newbury from the Wikipedia entry The First Battle of Newbury was a battle of the First English Civil War that was fought on 20 September 1643 between a Royalist army, under the personal command of King Charles, and a Parliamentarian force led by the Earl of Essex.
Report in the local newspaper of a project to investigate the Civil War siege at King's Lynn.
The new “Nantwich Besieged” exhibition at Nantwich Museum is proving a popular attraction for visitors. The exhibition recalls the impact of the English Civil War in the locality. Mayor of Nantwich Town Council Cllr Andrew Martin unveiled one of the centrepieces at the start of the exhibition – depicting the scene in
The Battle of Worcester Society's Civil War Nights end on Thursday 1st September 7pm in The Great Hall at The Commandery Worcester when Canadian novelist will tell us about Captain James Hind The Royalist Highwayman who specialised in robbing Parliamentarians. He fought in the Royalist army at the battle of
A TALK on women's role during the English Civil War is being held at Worcester's Commandery this April. The Battle of Worcester Society is presenting the talk from University of Leicester student Hannah Wilson on Thursday, April 28. The talk is entitled Widows, Wives, Soldiers and Spies; the Lives of Women in
Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland has been called England’s most ill-fated monarch. On March 10, 1629, he dissolved Parliament and had several members imprisoned, beginning the 11-year period known as the Personal Rule. This set into motion the events that led to the English Civil War and the death