Good citizens of Marlborough - be prepared to help defend your town on 27th and 28th July 2019 against the RAMPAGING Royalist troops. The spokesman for the town Mayor, in 1642, defied the summons of the King's troops on the Common by saying: "I am commanded by the Borough Mayor, Burgesses and
This may be a little specialist for most of us but for some it will be an invaluable resource. To quote from their website: The Scotland, Scandinavia and Northern European (SSNE) database comprises of information relating to c.8000 individuals from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales who migrated to or worked in
There is an exhibition of the work of William Dobson at Tate Britain this winter. Following the death of Van Dyke in 1641, Dobson became a painter at the court of Charles I. He moved with the court to Oxford during the war and his paintings give us a unique perspective on
The Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon Town Hall, 53 High Street, Huntingdon PE29 3AE, is presenting a series of three lectures on the Civil War period on Wednesday evenings during November and December. The programme is: Wednesday 21st November - Lucy Moore on 'The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine' Wednesday 28th November
Following our very successful event at Newbury, the ECWS now moves on to Sunderland over the August Bank Holiday.
Come and see what happens when a group of English Civil War soldiers are billeted on a reluctant villager. Using some of the period buildings at the Chiltern Open Air Museum, the Marquess of Winchester’s regiment of the English Civil War Society will demonstrate the way soldiers were provided with
Of course the boat lift is several hundred years younger than the Civil War, but one of the last actions of the war took place very close to the site of the nineteenth century engineering marvel. Over the weekend of 11-12th August 2018, Colonel Edward Montagu’s and John Bright’s Regiments of Foote, of
Dear Ian Thank you very much for the invitation to the 375th anniversary of the First Battle of Newbury. I was very pleased to be able to represent the Lord Lieutenant. I was also delighted to find what an astonishing event you had put on to commemorate the battle. I was most