Events of the First Civil War 1642-6

A quiz on the First English Civil War, which took place from 1642 to 1646. Test your knowledge!

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1. What was the outcome of the Battle of Edgehill?

  • It was a draw / Inconclusive
  • A clear parliamentary victory
  • A decisive victory for Charles' army
  • A treaty was made between both sides
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2. What was the first major battle of the Civil War?

  • The First Battle of Newbury
  • Marston Moor
  • Edgehill
  • Naseby

3. Charles's northern army was destroyed on 2 July 1644. Which battle was this?

  • Battle of Seacroft Moor
  • Marston Moor
  • Battle of Naseby
  • Second Battle of Newbury

4. In which year did the Cavaliers sign a ceasefire with the Irish?

  • 1644
  • 1643
  • 1642
  • 1645

5. In early October 1642, how many Cornishmen rose up in support of Charles I?

  • 10,000
  • 5,000
  • 6,000
  • 20,000

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