The Nuttall Encyclopedia
In the S. of Warwickshire, the scene of the first battle in the Civil War, in 1642, between the royal forces under Charles I. and the Parliamentary under Essex; though the Royalists had the worst of it, no real advantage was gained by either side.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Edgehill'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/e/edgehill.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.