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The English Civil War
English Civil War
"The English Civil War took place in the mid 17th Century. Although commonly called the "English Civil War", it was in fact fought throughout the whole of Great Britain and Ireland."
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Who was the reigning monarch during the English Civil War?
One type of soldier was the "musketeer". These were mainly officers who wore colourful and rather flamboyant clothes.
Which of these types of soldier did not fight in the English Civil War?
Huge quantities of gunpowder were used during the English Civil War. Which of these is not an ingredient of gunpowder?
Which terms describe the two opposing forces of the English Civil War most accurately?
Monarchists and Levellers
Roundheads and Cavaliers
Royalists and Parliamentarians
Loyalists and Republicans
Which of these was not a senior officer on the parliamentary side?
Sir Ralph Hopton
Robert Rich, Earl of Warwick
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
Sir Thomas Fairfax
This Royalist general was a senior cavalry officer who later commanded the Royalist Navy. Later he became a fairly prominent scientist, and was elected a Member of the Royal Society, which is still Britain's most prominent scientific association.
Sir Jacob Astley
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
Sir Beville Grenville
William Cavendish, Earl of Newcastle
This dour English puritan merchant and landowner was at first an infantry officer, and later commanded the Parliamentarian Navy. 150 years later, Nelson said that he "did not consider himself to be this man's equal".
Sir Cloudesley Shovell
Sir William Waller
Sir Arthur Aston
Which of these is not a type of artillery piece used at the time of the English Civil War?
Which of these was a Civil War nickname for cavalrymen, first given to Oliver Cromwell's regiment, but later applied generally?
Various types of musket and pistol were in use during the English Civil War. Which of these is not a type of musket or pistol?
Which of these is not a major English Civil War battle?
Battle of Marston Moor
Battle of Otterburn
Battle of Adwalton Moor
Battle of Edgehill
When was the King executed?
What title was assumed by Oliver Cromwell, during his leadership of the Country after the English Civil War?
Some years after the English Civil War, the former King's son was invited back to England by Parliament and crowned King. This event is known as?
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Compiled Jun 28 12