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Battle Name : Leeds

Date(s) : 23 January 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


Sir Thomas Fairfax, with a body of West Riding countrymen stormed Leeds in a bold move, forcing the defenders back from the works into the streets where they surrendered.