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This is a timeline of events leading up to, culminating in, and resulting from the English Civil Wars.

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Events prior to the English Civil War

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1640

1641

1642 until the outbreak of the war

The First English Civil War

Events of 1642

Events of 1643

Events of 1644

The Scots marched South and joined Parliament's army threatening York.

Events of 1645

Events of 1646

  • 18 January, Siege of Dartmouth ended with the surrender of Royalist garrison.
  • 3 February, Siege of Chester ended with the surrender of Royalist garrison after a 136 day siege.
  • 16 February, Battle of Torrington victory for the New Model Army
  • 10 March, Ralph Hopton surrenders the Royalist army at Tresillian bridge in Cornwall.
  • 21 March, Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold the last pitched battle of the First Civil War is a victory for the New Model Army
  • 5 May Charles surrendered to a Scottish army at Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  • 13 April Siege of Exeter ended with the surrender of Royalist garrison.
  • 6 May Newark fell to the Parliamentarians
  • 24 June, Siege of Oxford ended with the surrender of Royalist garrison.
  • 22 July, Siege of Worcester ended with the surrender of Royalist garrison.
  • 27 July after a 65 day siege Wallingford Castle, the last English royalist stronghold, surrenders to Sir Thomas Fairfax.
  • 9 October, the Long Parliament passes the Ordinance for the abolishing of Archbishops and Bishops in England and Wales and for settling their lands and possessions upon Trustees for the use of the Commonwealth

Events of 1647

The Second English Civil War

Events of 1648

Events of 1649

Third English Civil War

Events of 1650

Events of 1651

Events after the English Civil War

Links to other English Civil War timelines


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