First English Civil War

The First English Civil War (1642–1646) began the series of three wars known as the English Civil War (or "Wars"). "The English Civil War" was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations that took place between Parliamentarians and Royalists from 1642 until 1651, and includes the Second English Civil War (1648–1649) and the Third English Civil War (1649–1651).

Read more about First English Civil War:  Overview, Motivations, Armies, Winter of 1642–1643, 1646: End of The War, Aftermath

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