The Battle of Edgehill (1642)

Published: 23/10/2016
The Battle of Edgehill (1642)
Source: ENCYCLOPEDIA.THEFREEDICTIONARY.COM

The Battle of Edgehill was the first major engagement of the English Civil War, fought between the Royalist army of King Charles I and the Parliamentarians. The battle ended in a draw, and its inconclusive result prevented either faction from gaining a quick victory in the war, which eventually resulted in the execution of the king and the establishment of a republican commonwealth. What did a gro

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