English Civil War

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  • Charles attempted to arrest 5 MP's

  • Charles left London

  • Henrieta Maria left England to seek military support from Holland and France

  • The Militia Ordnance was passed by Parliament

  • Charles was denied entrance to the Hull

  • Parliament established a Committee of Safety

  • Parliament voted to raise an army

  • Charles raise his standard at Nottingham

  • Battle of Powick Bridge

  • Battle of Edgehill

  • Royal forces advancing on London were stopped at Turnham Green and Charles had to withdraw to Oxford

  • Peace negotiations held at Oxford failed

  • Battle of Adwalton Moor

    Parliamentarian forces in Yorkshire were defeated. Solemn League and Covenant concluded between Parliament and the Scots.
  • Royalists started their siege of Hull

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  • Prince Rupert captured Bristol

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  • Charles started his siege of Gloucester.

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  • Earl of Essex relieved Goucester and defeated the Royalists at Newbury; Solemn League and Covenant ratified by both Houses of Parliament.

  • Royalists seige of Hull broken by Parliamentarian forces.

  • John Pym died

  • Battle of Marston Moor

  • Earl of Essex was traped in Cornwall and surrendered his entire force at Respyrn Bridge.

  • Divisions apparent in Parliament over the extent of religious toleration, which brought Cromwell and Manchester into conflict.

  • Self-Denying Ordnance introduce though it was not passed until April 1645

  • Start of the creation of the New Model Army.

  • Battle of Naseby

  • Battle of Langport

  • Prince Rupert was forced to surrender at Bristol

  • Charles surrendered to the Scots

  • Oxford surrendered. The Levellers demonstarted in London.

  • Peace terms were offered to Charles at Newcastle.

  • The Scots handed Charles over to Parliament. Parliament voted to disband the amry.

  • The army elected Agitators to represent their case to Parliament

  • Many regiments refused to disband

  • Charles I seized by Cornet Joyce

  • Army Engagement General Council set up

  • A Royalist mob invaded Parliament causing some MP's to flee

  • The army entered London; those MP's who had fled Parliament returned

  • The Army set up winter quarters in Putney

  • Charles escaped from captivity; the Putney debate ended.

  • Charles signed an 'Engagement' that invited the Scots to invade

  • Second Civil War effectively over after Colchester was forced to surrender to Fairax.

  • Army Remonstrance demanded the trial of Charles I

  • The House of Commons voted to negotiate with Charles

  • Pride's Purge of the House of Commons

  • Cromwell offered his support of the purge

  • High Court of Justice was established to try Charles

  • Charles was executed