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- n. a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists
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Execution of Laud; Battle of Naseby in England, defeat of the
At the decisive Battle of Naseby we find him performing feats of extraordinary valour; but, as before, his headlong and precipitate fury led him into the usual error; and though the loss of the battle was not to be attributed entirely to his imprudence, yet a little more caution would have altered materially the results of that memorable conflict.
Marshall is summoned to the Battle of Naseby, the decisive 1645 showdown between Royalists and Parliamentarians.
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