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Battle Of Worcester
Decisive Parliamentarian victoryEscape of Charles II End of the English Civil WarBelligerents Parliamentarians RoyalistsCommanders and leaders Oliver Cromwell Charles IIStrength31,000 less than 16,000Casualties and losses200 3,000 killed, more than 10,000 prisonersv t eThird English Civil WarDunbar Inverkeithing Warrington
Warrington
Bridge Wigan Lane Upton Worcesterv t e Scotland
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Scotland
Scotland
Scotland
(/ˈskɒtlənd/; Scots: [ˈskɔtlənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba
Alba
[ˈal̪ˠapə] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.[16][17][18] It shares a border with England
England
to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea
Irish Sea
to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands,[19] including the Northern Isles
Northern Isles
and the Hebrides. The Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
and continued to exist until 1707
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Roundhead
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England
Parliament of England
during the English Civil War. Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought against Charles I of England
Charles I of England
and his supporters, the Cavaliers or Royalists, who claimed rule by absolute monarchy and the divine right of kings.[1] The goal of the Roundhead
Roundhead
party was to give the Parliament supreme control over executive administration.[2]Contents1 Beliefs 2 Origins and background 3 Notes 4 ReferencesBeliefs[edit] Most Roundheads sought constitutional monarchy in place of the absolutist monarchy sought by Charles I
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Siege Of Carlisle (1645)
Carlisle
Carlisle
may refer to: Places[edit] United Kingdom[edit]Carlisle, Cumbria, a city and the county town of Cumbria, England, United KingdomThe City of Carlisle, a local government entity, including Carlisle, surrounding areas, and other towns The County Borough of Carlisle, a former city and local government district located within the county of Cumberland, England Carlisle
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Siege Of York
Coordinates: 53°57′29″N 1°04′55″W / 53.958°N 1.082°W / 53.958; -1.082Siege of YorkPart of English Civil War Micklegate Bar
Micklegate Bar
and part of the City walls
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Battle Of Upton
A battle is a combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. A war sometimes consists of many battles. Battles generally are well defined in duration, area, and force commitment.[1] A battle with only limited engagement between the forces and without decisive results is sometimes called a skirmish. Wars and military campaigns are guided by strategy, whereas battles take place on a level of planning and execution known as operational mobility.[2] German strategist Carl von Clausewitz
Carl von Clausewitz
stated that "the employment of battles ..
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Cavalier
The term Cavalier
Cavalier
(/ˌkævəˈlɪər/) was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England
Charles II of England
during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679). It was later adopted by the Royalists themselves. Although it referred originally to political and social attitudes and behaviour, of which clothing was a very small part, it has subsequently become strongly identified with the fashionable clothing of the court at the time
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Battle Of Stirling (1648)
Stirling
Stirling
(/ˈstɜːrlɪŋ/; Scots: Stirlin; Scottish Gaelic: Sruighlea [ˈs̪t̪ruʝlə]) is a city in central Scotland. The market town, surrounded by rich farmland, grew up connecting the royal citadel, the medieval old town with its merchants and tradesmen,[3] the bridge and the port. Located on the River Forth, Stirling
Stirling
is the administrative centre for the Stirling
Stirling
council area, and is traditionally the county town of Stirlingshire. Proverbially it is the strategically important "Gateway to the Highlands". It has been said that "Stirling, like a huge brooch clasps Highlands and Lowlands together".[4][5] Similarly "he who holds Stirling, holds Scotland" is often quoted
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Regicide
Note: Varies by jurisdictionAssassination Cannibalism Child murder Consensual homicide Contract killing Crime of passion Depraved-heart murder Execution-style murder Felony murder rule Feticide Honor killing Human sacrifice InfanticideChild sacrificeInternet homicide Lonely hearts killer Lust murder Lynching Mass murder Mass shooting Misdemeanor murder Murder–suicide Poisoning Proxy murder Pseudocommando Serial killer Spree killer Thrill killing Torture
Torture
murder Vehicle-ramming attackManslaughterIn English law Voluntary manslaughter Negligent homicide Vehicular homicideNon-criminal homicideNote: Varies by
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Charles I Of England
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649)[a] was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles was born into the House of Stuart
House of Stuart
as the second son of King James VI
James VI
of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in 1603, he moved to England, where he spent much of the rest of his life. He became heir apparent to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland on the death of his elder brother, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, in 1612. An unsuccessful and unpopular attempt to marry him to the Spanish Habsburg
Spanish Habsburg
princess Maria Anna culminated in an eight-month visit to Spain in 1623 that demonstrated the futility of the marriage negotiations
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Commonwealth Of England
The Commonwealth
Commonwealth
was the period from 1649 to 1660 when England
England
and Wales, later along with Ireland
Ireland
and Scotland,[1] was ruled as a republic following the end of the Second English Civil War
Second English Civil War
and the trial and execution of Charles I. The republic's existence was declared through "An Act declaring England
England
to be a Commonwealth",[2] adopted by the Rump Parliament
Rump Parliament
on 19 May 1649. Power in the early Commonwealth
Commonwealth
was vested primarily in the Parliament and a Council of State
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Battle Of Dalnaspidal
First English Civil WarBoldon Hill Newcastle York Marston Moor CarlisleScottish Civil WarTippermuir Aberdeen (1644) Inverlochy Auldearn Alford Kilsyth Philiphaugh Lagganmore Aberdeen (1646) Rhunahaorine Moss Dunaverty Mauchline Muir Preston Whiggamore Raid Stirling 1st Inverness 2nd Inverness CarbisdaleThird English Civil WarDunbar Inverkeithing WorcesterGlencairn's risingTullich DalnaspidalThe Battle of Dalnaspidal was a battle during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms and one of the last engagements of the Scottish Civil War, bringing an end to the Royalist rising of 1651 to 1654.Contents1 Prelude 2 Battle 3 Aftermath 4 Notes 5 References 6 Further readingPrelude[edit] The Earl of Glencairn raised the Clan MacGregor from Rannoch. He would have no difficulty recruiting them because one of their opponents was the Earl of Argyll, a Campbell, one of their hereditary enemies. Alexander, the 12th chief of Clan Robertson led his men from Fea Corrie
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Battle Of Kilsyth
First English Civil WarBoldon Hill Newcastle York Marston Moor CarlisleScottish Civil WarTippermuir Aberdeen (1644) Inverlochy Auldearn Alford Kilsyth Philiphaugh Lagganmore Aberdeen (1646) Rhunahaorine Moss Dunaverty Mauchline Muir Preston Whiggamore Raid Stirling 1st Inverness 2nd Inverness CarbisdaleThird English Civil WarDunbar Inverkeithing WorcesterGlencairn's risingTullich DalnaspidalThe Battle of Kilsyth
Kilsyth
was an engagement of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms which took place on 15 August 1645 at Kilsyth. Despite a numerical disadvantage, the battle was another victory for the Royalist general Montrose over the Covenanter-dominated Committee of Estates, and marked the end of William Baillie's pursuit of the Royalist forces.Contents1 Troop movements 2 The battle 3 Aftermath 4 Battlefield 5 Notes 6 External linksTroop movements[edit] Baillie and his army were at Perth attending the meeting of the Scottish Estates
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Battle Of Philiphaugh
First English Civil WarBoldon Hill Newcastle York Marston Moor CarlisleScottish Civil WarTippermuir Aberdeen (1644) Inverlochy Auldearn Alford Kilsyth Philiphaugh Lagganmore Aberdeen (1646) Rhunahaorine Moss Dunaverty Mauchline Muir Preston Whiggamore Raid Stirling 1st Inverness 2nd Inverness CarbisdaleThird English Civil WarDunbar Inverkeithing WorcesterGlencairn's risingTullich DalnaspidalThe Battle of Philiphaugh
Battle of Philiphaugh
was fought on 13 September 1645 during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Wars of the Three Kingdoms
near Selkirk in the Scottish Borders
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Battle Of Lagganmore
First English Civil WarBoldon Hill Newcastle York Marston Moor CarlisleScottish Civil WarTippermuir Aberdeen (1644) Inverlochy Auldearn Alford Kilsyth Philiphaugh Lagganmore Aberdeen (1646) Rhunahaorine Moss Dunaverty Mauchline Muir Preston Whiggamore Raid Stirling 1st Inverness 2nd Inverness CarbisdaleThird English Civil WarDunbar Inverkeithing WorcesterGlencairn's risingTullich Dalnaspidalv t eClan MacDonald- Clan Campbell
Clan Campbell
feudsRathlin Island (1642) Battle of Inverlochy (1645) Lagganmore (1646) Rhunahaorine Moss (1647) Castle Sween
Castle Sween
(1647) Dunaverty (1647) Glencoe (1692) Sheriffmuir (1715) Jacobite rising of 1745The Battle of Lagganmore
Battle of Lagganmore
took place in 1646 at Lagganmore in Glen Euchar, west of Loch Scammadale
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