Definition of Naseby

1. Noun. A village in western Northamptonshire.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Northamptonshire



2. Noun. A battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists.
Exact synonyms: Battle Of Naseby
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: English Civil War
Geographical relationships: England

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Literary usage of Naseby

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Edward Fitzgerald by Thomas Wright (1904)
"On Anne Allen „ 1833 IN November, FitzGerald is at naseby ensconced in a comfortable ... He dines also with Ringrose the carpenter—naseby is full of ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... the . . . field of naseby, 8vo., 1830, p. 86. The variations between the two catalogues are very numerous and important. It is probable the errors are ..."

3. Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers by Elizabeth Kimball Kendall (1900)
"naseby (1645) This was the day of the famous Battel at naseby. The King had drawn off from Borough-hill to Harborough, purposing to march to Pomfret, ..."

4. A Student's History of England, from the Earliest Times to 1885: From the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1891)
"The Battle of naseby. 1645.—On June 14 Fairfax overtook the king at naseby. ... The stake played for at naseby was the crown of England, and Charles had ..."

5. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1907)
"When the enemy did not appear, Rupert took the road to naseby and soon descried them retreating, he thought, in reality exchanging a weaker position for a ..."

6. History of England by Frederick York Powell, Thomas Frederick Tout (1908)
"Skippon marshalled $/ BATTLE OF naseby the foot in the centre; ... Rupert defeated Ireton, and pursued him towards naseby village ; just before reaching ..."

7. The Life of Edward Fitzgerald by Thomas Wright (1904)
"On Anne Allen „ 1833 IN November, FitzGerald is at naseby ensconced in a comfortable ... He dines also with Ringrose the carpenter—naseby is full of ..."

8. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... the . . . field of naseby, 8vo., 1830, p. 86. The variations between the two catalogues are very numerous and important. It is probable the errors are ..."

9. Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers by Elizabeth Kimball Kendall (1900)
"naseby (1645) This was the day of the famous Battel at naseby. The King had drawn off from Borough-hill to Harborough, purposing to march to Pomfret, ..."

10. A Student's History of England, from the Earliest Times to 1885: From the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1891)
"The Battle of naseby. 1645.—On June 14 Fairfax overtook the king at naseby. ... The stake played for at naseby was the crown of England, and Charles had ..."

11. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1907)
"When the enemy did not appear, Rupert took the road to naseby and soon descried them retreating, he thought, in reality exchanging a weaker position for a ..."

12. History of England by Frederick York Powell, Thomas Frederick Tout (1908)
"Skippon marshalled $/ BATTLE OF naseby the foot in the centre; ... Rupert defeated Ireton, and pursued him towards naseby village ; just before reaching ..."

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