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    @Parliament750 - 14/05/2014

    Henry III's son Edward had some success against De Montfort's cavalry but made a mistake and the Royalists were left exposed #Lewes

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    @Parliament750 - 14/05/2014

    De Montfort's position high up on the Sussex Downs gave him a strategic advantage from which he advanced down onto #Lewes #demontfort

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 14/05/2014

    De Montfort told his troops they were fighting for the Kingdom of England and the honour of God #demontfort #lewes

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 14/05/2014

    The army of King Henry III was entrenched in #Lewes itself #demontfort

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 14/05/2014

    At dawn on 14 May 1264 Simon de Montfort and his army were lined up on the ridge high above the Sussex town of #Lewes

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 13/05/2014

    750 years ago tonight Simon de Montfort moved his army over the downs towards Lewes where Henry III and his army were encamped

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 13/05/2014

    We'll be tweeting key dates as we approach the anniversary as well as news of special regional activities

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 13/05/2014

    We will be using this account to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the De Montfort Parliament which met in 1265

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    Parliament 750

    @Parliament750 - 13/05/2014

    Hello twitter from the De Montfort project team @ukparlarchives!