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The Battles and Engagements of the English Civil Wars

 

Below is the list of the battles that were fought in the Civil Wars. The battles at which the Blew regiment fought are highlighted in bold.

 

The First Civil War

 

Powick Bridge, near Worcester, 23 September 1642
Edgehill, near Banbury, 23 October 1642
Brentford, near London, 12 November 1642

Turnham Green, near London, 13 November 1642
Braddock Down, near Lostwithiel, 19 January 1643
Modbury, near Plymouth, 21 February 1643
Hopton Heath, near Stafford, 19 March 1643
Bramham or Seacroft Moor, near Leeds, 30 March 1643
Sourton Down, near Bridestowe, 22 April 1643
Gainsborough, near Lincoln, April 1643
Stratton, near Bude, 16 May 1643
Adwalton Moor, near Wakefield, 30 June 1643
Lansdown Hill, near Bath, 5 July 1643
Roundway Down, near Devizes, 13 July 1643
Storming of Bristol, 26 July 1643

Siege of Gloucester, 10 August to 5 September 1643
First Battle of Newbury, 20 September 1643
Nantwich, near Chester, January 1644
Cheriton, near Winchester, March 1644
Cropredy Bridge, 28 June 1644
Marston Moor, 2 July 1644
Lostwithiel, August & September 1644

Second Battle of Newbury, October 1644
Naseby, near Market Harborough, 14 June 1645
Langport, near Taunton, July 1645
Rowton Heath, near Chester, September 1645
Re-taking of Bristol, September 1645

Stow-on-the-Wold, near Cheltenham, 21 March 1646

 

The Second Civil War

 

Maidstone, Kent, May 1648
Siege of Pembroke, July 1648
Ribbleton Moor, near Preston, August 1648
Preston, August 1648
Warrington, near Wigan, August 1648
Siege of Colchester, 27 August 1648
Siege of Pontefract, March 1649

 

The Third Civil War

 

Dunbar, near Edinburgh, 3 September 1650
Worcester, 3 September 1651

 

Article contributed by Tim Gordon