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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Dec 2017 12:01 p.m. PST

"Generals at the Battle of Edgehill: King Charles I was the commander of his Royal forces. His Lord General was the Earl of Lindsey at the outset of the battle. A dispute with Prince Rupert caused Lindsey to give up his appointment and fight at the head of his regiment, where he was mortally wounded during the battle. Prince Rupert under his commission as ‘General of the Horse' was entitled to act free from supervision by any other officer.

The Parliamentary forces at Edgehill were commanded by the Earl of Essex…"

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takeda33329 Dec 2017 12:38 a.m. PST

Nice find and map. Interesting it doesn't quite jive with Osprey title, but almost everyone has their own opinion on numbers. I suppose it depends on what sources you use.

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