360th Anniversary of the Battle of Worcester
The Battle of Worcester took place on 3 September 1651 at Worcester, England and was the final battle of the English Civil War. Oliver Cromwell and the Parliamentarians defeated the Royalist, predominantly Scottish, forces of King Charles II. The 16,000 Royalist forces were overwhelmed by the 28,000 strong "New Model Army" of Cromwell.
The Battle of Worcester Society are commemorating the 360th anniversary of the battle which ended the English Civil Wars with a week of events from Tuesday 30th August to Sunday 4th September 2011at the Commandery. Events will include:- an evening meal with Oliver Cromwell, a commemorative service in Worcester Cathedral, two Battle of Worcester re-enactments, and a Drumhead Service on Fort Royal Hill.
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Arlington, Virginia, United States