On this day 23rd October, Battle of Edgehill…

1642– Battle of Edgehill First major battle of the First English Civil War. It was fought near Edge Hill and Kineton in southern Warwickshire.  Both King and Parliament raised large armies to gain their way by force of arms.  King Charles decided to march on London in order to force a decisive confrontation with Parliament’s main army, commanded by the Earl of Essex.…

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