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Edgehill

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Edge Hill,

ridge on the border of Warwickshire and Oxfordshire, central England, NW of Banbury. A tower built in 1760 marks the scene of the first great battle of the English civil war, Oct. 23, 1642, between the royalists, under Charles I and Prince Rupert, and the parliamentarians, under the 3d earl of Essex. The outcome of the battle was indecisive.

Edgehill

a ridge in S Warwickshire: site of the indecisive first battle between Charles I and the Parliamentarians (1642) in the Civil War
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Commemorating the nearby battle of Edgehill, visitors can come face to face with the sights and sounds of the English Civil War, with 17th century living history and dramatic displays by Fairfax Battalia.
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The Battle of Edgehill was the first battle in which conflict?
King Charles I stopped a night in October 1642 immediately before the Battle of Edgehill.
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The monarch is believed to have stayed at Aston Hall shortly before the Battle of Edgehill, in southern Warwickshire on October 23, 1642.