Definition of Battle of Marston Moor
1. Noun. A battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: English Civil War
Geographical relationships: England
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Literary usage of Battle of Marston Moor
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1. The Popular History of England by Charles Knight (1880)
"battle of Marston Moor.—The queen leaves England—Essex defeated in the West.—Secund battle of Newbury.—Differences between the Parliamentary Commanders. ..."
2. A History of England and the British Empire by Arthur Donald Innes (1913)
"The battle of Marston Moor secured the whole of the north to the parliament. It was notable as the fight in which a larger number of troops were engaged ..."