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Images of the Regicide

A history blog called Mercurius Politicus produced an article relating to images of the regicide, the execution of Charles 1st back in 1999. A good read for those interested in this period of our history ..... With the 360th anniversary of the execution of Charles I coming up on Friday, I thought I

Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700

Interesting new blog to follow researching women's work in rural England, 1500-1700 which may bring up some useful information for the civil war period. Welcome to the website for the project ‘Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700: A New Methodological Approach’. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust and based at the University

Hull’s historic Beverley Gate protected by ‘Scheduled Monument’ status

ONE of Hull's most historic monuments has been crowned an archaeological site of national significance by the Department for Culture Media. On advice from Historic England the Government announced this afternoon protection over Beverley Gate, where King Charles I was refused entry into Hull in 1642, widely regarded as the spark

Grant to prepare £1m Naseby visitor centre bid

A project to build a visitors' centre, costing more than £1m, for the site of one of most key battles in English history has won a lottery grant. Naseby Battlefield Project (NBP) wants to build the centre at the Northamptonshire site of the decisive battle of the English Civil War. The Heritage

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In the previous version of the ECWS website there was a facility for members to access ECWS documents via a discussion forum using PHP forum software. During it's lifetime of about 6 months it acquired around 35 members of which only 4 posted ( this includes the 2 admins who