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Naseby, Battle of

Syllabification: Nase·by, Bat·tle of
Pronunciation: /ˈnāzbē
 
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Definition of Naseby, Battle of in English:

A major battle of the English Civil War that took place in 1645 near the village of Naseby in Northamptonshire. The Royalist army of Prince Rupert and King Charles I was decisively defeated by the New Model Army under General Thomas Fairfax ( 1612–71) and Oliver Cromwell.

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