English Civil War

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1648 Aug 17 - Aug 19

Battle of Preston

Preston, UK

The Battle of Preston (17–19 August 1648), fought largely at Walton-le-Dale near Preston in Lancashire, resulted in a victory for the New Model Army under the command of Oliver Cromwell over the Royalists and Scots commanded by the Duke of Hamilton. The Parliamentarian victory presaged the end of the Second English Civil War.


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Last Updated: : Sat Feb 11 2023