The Eve of the Battle of Edgehill

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Charles Landseer
published on 03 December 2021

A painting by Charles Landseer, The Eve of the Battle of Edgehill, the first major battle of the English Civil Wars (1642-51). The battle took place on 23 October 1642 between Royalist and Parliamentary forces. The result was indecisive. Standing in the centre is Charles I of England (r. 1625-1649) and seated on the left is his nephew Prince Rupert (1619-82). (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool)

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Landseer, C. (2021, December 03). The Eve of the Battle of Edgehill. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14956/the-eve-of-the-battle-of-edgehill/

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Landseer, Charles. "The Eve of the Battle of Edgehill." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 03, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14956/the-eve-of-the-battle-of-edgehill/.

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Landseer, Charles. "The Eve of the Battle of Edgehill." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Dec 2021. Web. 21 Jan 2022.

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