5 Solid Metal English Civil War Figures Perfect for any fan of English military history, military buff, fan of metal toy soldiers. The Civil War (1642-48) was fought between the forces of King Charles I and those of the English parliament. The war took place in two parts. The first lasted from 1642-1646, the second from April to November, 1648. It led to the execution of Charles I in 1649 outside Whitehall, London. There were many famous battles during the Civil war: Edghill (1642), Marston Moor (1644), Naseby (1645), Preston (1648). The 4cm tall figures are packaged in a full colour box with an image of roundheads preparing for battle on the front and a battle scene on the back. With a superb colour presentation box, this is a great item. A collectable to keep! This would make a lovely gift or treat for yourself.