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Charles I Of England Wikipedia

Charles’s brother, James, married a heavily pregnant Anne Hyde, daughter of Edward Hyde. He was succeeded by his son, Richard Cromwell, the second Lord Protector of the Stuart period. This major action of the Stuart period is the only time that England has not had a monarch as head of state. The Parliamentarians broke their siege on Oxford and forced the Royalists into battle. Initially the Royalists took up a defensive stance but later the order to attack was offered. The battle lasted just three hours and saw the death of most of the Royalist foot soldiers. Following his coronation...