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.

Exact synonyms: Marston Moor
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: English Civil War
Geographical relationships: England



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Marston Moor

battle of Cowpens
battle of Crecy
battle of Cunaxa
battle of Cynoscephalae
battle of Hastings
battle of Hohenlinden
battle of Ipsus
battle of Issus
battle of Ivry
battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor (current term)
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh

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 ..."

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