Events for Monday 3rd September 2012
On This Day in History
The Battle of Worcester3rd September 1651
The Battle of Worcester took place on 3 September 1651 at Worcester, England and was the final battle of the English Civil War. Oliver Cromwell and the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalist, predominantly Scottish, forces of King Charles II. The 16,000 Royalist forces were overwhelmed by the 28,000 strong "New Model Army" of Cromwell.
Further ReadingWorcester 1651
(Paperback - 160 pages)
by Malcolm Atkin
The Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651 was the final decisive engagement of the English Civil Wars. In this fascinating guide, Malcolm Atkin sets out in a graphic and easily understood way the movements of the opposing armies of Cromwell and Charles II as they approached Worcester and gives… Read more...Only £10.99 at Pen & Sword Books.