Marston Moor

  1. a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert
  2. a former moor in northern England
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How To Use Marston Moor In A Sentence

  • Cromwell at Marston Moor, and, resisting the Protector when he removed the "bauble," was one of the patriots incarcerated in "Hell hole. Kenelm Chillingly — Complete
  • But the Parliamentary army finally surprised the Royalists at Marston Moor and defeated them in a ferocious battle.
  • They were tracing the route of the Royalist army of Prince Rupert just before it took part in the battle of Marston Moor in July 1644.
  • Let it be shown what this monstrous notion really meant, what herds of strange creatures and shoals even of vermin it would permit in England; and would England ratify the monstrosity, or the Independency consociated with it, even for twenty Cromwells, or ten Marston Moors? The Life of John Milton
  • The Battle of Marston Moor resulted in the Royalists losing control of the North of England.
  • Prince Rupert of the Rhine drove to the battle of Marston Moor in a coach drawn by six horses.
  • In 1644, the Parliamentary forces of General Thomas Fairfax, fresh from victory at Marston Moor, targeted Royalists at Helmsley Castle.
  • Sir Richard was fatally wounded while fighting for the Royalists at Marston Moor and died at Norton Conyers with Cromwell hot on his heels.
  • At Marston Moor, in 1644, he commanded the left wing of the royalist army.
  • In 1644, the Royalist troops were defeated in the battle of Marston Moor.
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