History List Of English Civil War Battles

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List of every major English Civil War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous English Civil War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the English Civil War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this English Civil War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these English Civil War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

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Battle of Adwalton Moor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of English Civil War Battles
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The Battle of Adwalton Moor was a battle in the English Civil War on 30 June 1643. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Adwalton, United Kingdom

Part of: First English Civil War, English Civil War

Combatants: Roundhead, Cavalier

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The Battle of Aldbourne Chase, in 1643, was a battle of the First English Civil War, in which a fleeing column of Royalist troops, led by Prince Rupert, attacked the dangerously extended Parliamentarian troops of Essex's army at Aldbourne Chase in Wiltshire. The action that followed was inconclusive, but allowed the Royalists to get to Newbury ahead of the Parliamentarian army. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Part of: First English Civil War, English Civil War

Combatants: Roundhead, Cavalier

Commanders: Prince Rupert of the Rhine

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Battle of Alton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of English Civil War Battles
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Battle of Alton

The Battle of Alton, of the First English Civil War, took place on 13 December 1643 in the town of Alton, Hampshire, England. There, Parliamentary forces serving under Sir William Waller led a successful surprise attack on a winter garrison of Royalist infantry and cavalry serving under the Earl of Crawford. In the context of the First English Civil War, the Battle of Alton was the first decisive defeat of Sir Ralph Hopton, leader of Royalist forces in the south, and the event had a significant psychological effect on him as commander. More important to Hopton was the loss of men, however, as he was already short-handed in much-needed infantry. The successful Parliamentarians were able, ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Alton, United Kingdom

Part of: English Civil War

Combatants: Roundhead, Cavalier

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Battle of Aylesbury

On the 1 November 1642, Royalist forces, under the command of Prince Rupert engaged Aylesbury's Parliamentarian garrison, at Holman's Bridge a few miles to the north of Aylesbury town. The Parliamentarian forces were victorious, despite being heavily outnumbered. In 1818 remains were discovered near to Holman's Bridge, outside Aylesbury, which were believed to belong to the fatalities from the battle. They were buried in a common grave in St Mary's churchyard in Hardwick. The following account is taken from Lord Nugent's 'Life of Hampden'. The small garrison of new raised Militia at Aylesbury had been moved to some quarter which was more closely threatened, and the town and the rich pastures ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Holman's Bridge, United Kingdom

Part of: English Civil War