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The Twelve Days of Christmas No.3: The Christmas Roundhead Riots

In the 17th Century, Christmas Day was more than just a religious date – it marked the beginning of the traditional twelve days of celebrating, feasting, and drinking but was also a flashpoint in the political and cultural turmoil of the English Civil Wars. Over the twelve days, we’re going to be exploring some of…

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VIDEO: Royalist & Parliamentarian English Civil War preachers preach authentic 17th Century sermons

The church of All Saints in Middle Claydon, nestled in the Buckinghamshire countryside, is filled with tributes to the Verney family who were intimately involved in and affected by the Civil War. It was the perfect setting for two of the Sealed Knot’s preachers to bring the words of two contemporary 17th Century preachers back to…

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What’s in a name – why is the term ‘The English Civil War’ wrong?

The English Civil Wars, The British Civil Wars, The English Revolution, The Puritan Revolution, The Great Rebellion, The Wars of the Three Kingdoms… one thing pretty much all historians of the period agree on is that the term ‘The English Civil War’ isn’t accurate (the old joke goes that it’s incorrect in three ways – it wasn’t English, it…

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