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Battle Name : Grantham

Date(s) : 13 May 1643

Part of : The Civil Wars of the Three Kingdoms , The 1st English Civil War ,

Outcome : A victory for Parliamentarian Forces over Royalist Forces

Type of battle : Land


A Royalist force under Gen Charles Cavendish attacked Parliamentarian quarters 2 miles from Grantham. After an exchange of musketry, Col. Cromwell's Roundhead cavalry charged and routed them.