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Charles I surrenders himself to the Scots

On 5 May 1646, King Charles I surrenders himself to General David Leslie, commander of the Scottish Covenanter army besieging Newark-on-Trent. They would hold him in Newcastle until he was handed over to the Parliamentarians in January 1647.

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