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This evening, I am posting information on the Battle of Edgehill which took place on October 23rd, 1642.

This was the first major clash of a conflict wich lasted until 16    The country was split between the forces of King Charles I, who believed in the Divine Right of Kings and those supporting the democratically inspired forces of Parliament.  These became known as Cavaliers and Roundheads respectively. Oliver Cromwell rose through the ranks to lead the Parliamentary forces but did not have a meaningful role at Edgehill.

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