Marston Moor

Marston Moor
Marston Moor
moor in Yorkshire, N England: site of a battle (July 1644) of the English civil war in which Royalist forces were routed by the Parliamentarians

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  • Marston-Moor — (spr. márst n mūr), Ebene im Westbezirk der engl. Grafschaft York, 2 km nördlich vom Dorfe Long Marston (252 Ein w.), 11 km von der Stadt York, berühmt durch den Sieg des Parlamentsheeres unter dem Grafen von Manchester und Cromwell über die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Marston-Moor — Marston Moor, Dorf in der englischen Grafschaft Lincoln, an der englischen Nordbahn (London York); hier Sieg am 12. Aug. 1644 der königlichen Truppen unter dem Prinzen Ruprecht von der Pfalz über die Parlamentstruppen unter Lord Fairfax u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Marston Moor — (spr. mahrst n muhr), Moorfläche im W. der engl. Stadt York; hier 2. Juli 1644 Sieg Cromwells über die königl. Truppen unter Ruprecht von der Pfalz …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Marston Moor — Marston Moor, batalla de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Marston Moor — noun 1. a former moor in northern England • Instance Hypernyms: ↑moor, ↑moorland • Part Holonyms: ↑England 2. a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert • Syn: ↑battle of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marston Moor order of battle — This is the order of battle of the armies which fought on 2 July 1644 at the Battle of Marston Moor. Contents 1 Scots and Parliamentarians 1.1 Scottish Army of the Solemn League and Covenant 1.2 Parliamentarian Army of the Eastern Association …   Wikipedia

  • Marston Moor, Battle of — (July 2, 1644) First major Royalist defeat in the English Civil Wars. Royalist forces under Prince Rupert relieved the siege of York and pursued the Parliamentary forces to nearby Long Marston. A surprise counterattack by Parliamentary forces… …   Universalium

  • Marston Moor — Mars′ton Moor′ n. geg a former moor in NE England, west of York: Cromwell s victory over the Royalists 1644 …   From formal English to slang

  • Marston Moor — a former moor in NE England, west of York: Cromwell s victory over the Royalists 1644. * * * …   Universalium

  • Marston Moor — Mar|ston Moor, Battle of an important battle near York in 1644 during the English Civil War, which gave Cromwell control of the north of England …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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