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Battle of Upton

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Location type: Event
Location address: United Kingdom, Malvern Hills
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference Philip Baird Shearer | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

The Battle of Upton was fought on 28 August 1651 when a New Model Army detachment under the command of Colonel John Lambert made a surprised attack on Royalists defending the river Severn crossing at Upton-Upon-Severn, 6 miles (9.7 km) below Worcester. In the action which followed the Royalist commander Major General Edward Massey was severely wounded and the surviving Royalists were driven out of the town and north along the Worcester Road.

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